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AYDON HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: AYDON HOUSE

List entry Number: 1154726

Location

AYDON HOUSE

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Corbridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-May-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239868

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History

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Details

CORBRIDGE AYDON (South side) NZ 06 NW 6/107 Aydon House

GV II

? House, dated 1727 with initials I H (partly hidden by ivy) on door surround, altered and extended 1885 by Sept. Oswald & Son for C.A.P. Reed. Squared stone with ashlar dressings; Westmorland slate roof. Rectangular 1727 range has parallel rear wing and east wing of 1885, the latter replacing a C17 house. South (garden) front in 2 parts: Old house to left 3 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical Plinth, 1st and 2nd floor bands. Central half-glazed door in raised roll-moulded surround; C19 plate glass sashes to ground and 1st floors, in older openings with wedge lintels grooved to imitate voussoirs. Shortened 2nd-floor sashes in centre and end bays only. Coped gables with moulded kneelers, stepped-and- corniced end stacks. To right, lower east wing in similar style 2 storeys, 4 bays. Half glazed door in bay 3; coped right gable with moulded kneelers and finial, stepped-and-corniced ridge stack. To far right, attached gable end of single-storey boilerhouse,with 12-pane sash and stepped-and-corniced ridge stack, behind.

Left return shows 5-bay wooden verandah of 1885 with turned columns and 4-centred arches. Set forward to left, gable end of rear wing has 2-storey bow window with plate-glass sashes; 2nd floor has 2 4-pane sashes with round window above, all in raised moulded surrounds. Rear elevation shows projecting flat-roofed porch with moulded cornice; timber loggia to right has 5 steps up to basket- arched entrance flanked by 3-bay dwarf arcades with turned columns and round arches, above walls with moulded coping.

Interior; doorway with broad-chamfered surround at east end of old block may be remnant of C17 house. Good early C18 dogleg stair, with closed strings, turned balusters and moulded handrail, ex-situ in rear wing.

Listing NGR: NZ0078865982

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National Grid Reference: NZ 00788 65982

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