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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.


List entry Number: 1155453



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Whitton and Tosson

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-May-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236329

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NU 00 SE 4/90

TOSSON WHITTON Whitton Grange and Whitton Cottage


House. 1921, on site of and incorporating some masonry from an earlier house. By Robert Mauchlen for Sir Angus Watson. Ashlar with chamfered plinth; Lakeland slate roof.

U-plan. Centre with projecting cross-gabled wings. 2 storeys, 6 windows.

Centre section: 2 semicircular steps to central panelled door in bolection- moulded surround with shaped stone hood on brackets; lintel inscribed A 19 W 21 . Above the door a round-headed niche with pilasters, moulded archivolt and keystone, the base inscribed EN ATTENDANT UNE MEILLEURE. Flanking 5-light windows on ground floor. with flat mullions, in shallow moulded surrounds; leaded casements. Four similar 3-light windows on let floor, with floating cornices.

Wings: similar 6-light windows on each floor. Niches above. Hipped roof with gabled wings. Two tall corniced stacks rise from angle of centre and wings. Lean-to sun lounge on left return has corniced end piers with later glazed infill.

Rear: irregular and picturesque with similar windows. Apsidal stair projection. Hipped dormer.

Attached to right the former coach house and coachman's flat, now a cottage in similar style. Steeply-pitched roof with slate-hung gable.

Listing NGR: NU0576001158

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National Grid Reference: NU0576001158


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