THE SUN HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1155096

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

Statutory Address: THE SUN HOTEL, CASTLE TERRACE

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE SUN HOTEL
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1155096 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 19-Nov-2018 at 14:02:22.

Location

Statutory Address: THE SUN HOTEL, CASTLE TERRACE

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Warkworth

National Grid Reference: NU 24797 05859

Summary

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

NU 2405 WARKWORTH CASTLE TERRACE

22/289 The Sun Hotel 10.1.53

GV II

Hotel. C18 house of the Lewin family, largely rebuilt 1825 by John Muers. Front ashlar; other elevations squared stone of varying quality. Welsh slate roofs; some stacks rebuilt in brick. Plan: Built on sloping site, facing uphill; 3 rear wings and outshut.

Front elevation in two sections. Both parts have plinth and rusticated quoins. Right part 3 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Central door of 6 beaded panels, under patterned fanlight, in surround with fluted columns and open- pedimented hood. 12-pane sash window above. Outer bays have tripartite sashes to ground and 1st floors; 9-pane short sashes (centre renewed) to top floor. Moulded eaves cornice. Coped gables; stepped-and-corniced right end stack, left end stack rebuilt on old base. Lower left part 2 storeys + attic, 3 bays, symmetrical. Central 6-panel door, with 8-pane overlight, under cornice on console brackets; flanking tripartite sashes; 12-pane sashses above. Moulded eaves cornice broken by central open-pedimented half dormer holding paired renewed 9-pane short sashes. Coped left end gable. All windows have slightly-projecting sills.

Right return: 2-bay gable end of front block shows blocked windows ground floor and 1st floor left, 12-pane sash 1st floor right and 9-pane short sashes to top floor. To right, behind C20 sun lounge, C18 3-bay rear wing with added C19 1st floor: central renewed door and ground-floor 12-pane sashes, all under keyed supra-lintels; renewed 12-pane sashes above; roof hipped to right.

Left return and rear elevations show various sash and casement windows.

Interior: Front block has 6-panel doors with beaded mouldings. Cocktail Bar (ground floor right) has floral cornice and anthemion frieze. Dog-leg stair with stick balusters, moulded handrail, panelled lower newel and carved tread ends; upper part altered. Dining Room in rear wing has fielded-panel doors and shutters, fluted frieze and dentil cornice.

Attached sun lounge is not of special interest.



Listing NGR: NU2479705859

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 237180

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing