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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NT 92904 07161


BIDDLESTONE CLENNEL NT 90 NW 14/29 Clennel Hall 21/10/53 II

House. Originally a tower house with attached house of 1567. Large additions of 1895 for Anthony Wilkinson.

Random rubble with Welsh slate roofs.

Irregular plan. Additions are in Tudor style. 3 storeys.

Garden front has C16 double-depth plan house to left and tower recessed to right. Single-storey corridor in front of tower and single-storey pavilion to right are of 1895.

C16 doorway, almost central in section of 1567, has multi-moulded surround. Scattered fenestration includeds 2-light mullioned windows and probably entirely Victorian mullioned-and-transomed crosses.

Irregular gabled roofs with tall corniced stacks.

Interior: thick walls to tower, segmental-vaulted basement. C16 or C17 plaster panel of hunting scene over window in C16 section. In tower ground floor a 2-light mullioned window. Another on 1st floor and also a stone C17 fireplace with bold bolection-moulded surround. On 2nd floor a large C16 fireplace with Tudor-arched lintel and moulder surround.

Northumberland County History Vol. XIV.

Upper Coquetdale: Dippie Dixon. Frank Graham. 1974.

Listing NGR: NT9290407161


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Books and journals
Graham, F, Upper Coquetdale, (1974)
Dodds Hope, M, 'A History of Northumberland' in The Parishes of Alnham Chatton Chillingham Eglingham Ilderton Ingram and Whittingham The Chapelries of Lowick and Doddington, , Vol. 14, (1935)


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

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Date: 04 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/10494/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gordon Dixon. Source Historic England Archive
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