Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1154705

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1952

Statutory Address: RUDCHESTER, B 6318


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Statutory Address: RUDCHESTER, B 6318

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Heddon-on-the-Wall

National Grid Reference: NZ 11257 67367


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HEDDON-ON-THE-WALL B6318 NZ 16 NW (South side, off)

20/126 Rudchester



House. Late C13 core, remodelled and extended late C18 and early C19. Dressed stone with plinth. Welsh slate roof. L-plan with later buildings filling re-entrant angle. Gothick style.

2 storeys, 4 bays. Half-glazed, Tudor-arched door with Gothick tracery in moulded surroundwith quatrefoils in the corner blocks, cornice over. Pointed- arched windows with intersecting glazing bars, those on ground floor in raised surrounds. On 1st floor to left of door a small C14 window with cusped ogee head. Hipped roof with banded ridge stacks.

On left return 3 bays. Pointed-arched windows with intersecting glazing bars in raised surrounds with roll-moulded edges; the centre bay has blank panels with similar surrounds.

Interior: Walls in rooms at south-east corner are c. 5 ft. thick. This part was a tower; its parapet and a stone water spout remain in roof space; on ground floor a large fireplace with moulded surround, the lintel carved with 2 shields and 2 crocketed swags; on the 1st floor a C13 or C14 window embrasure with Caernarvon lintel. Thick walling continues to west of tower. 6-panel doors and shutters. Dining-room fireplace has early C19 fluted surround with the mantelshelf supported by turned and fluted columns. Staircase with stick balusters.

Listing NGR: NZ1125767367


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