OLD MANOR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1155491
Date first listed:
31-Dec-1969
Statutory Address:
OLD MANOR HOUSE, NEWTON VILLAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD MANOR HOUSE, NEWTON VILLAGE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland
National Grid Reference:
NU 17114 05310

Details

NEWTON-ON-THE-MOOR NEWTON VILLAGE NU 10 NE (South side) 2/198 Old Manor House 31/12/69 GV II

House, late C17 or early C18; east addition, formerly separate cottage, early C18. Roughly-squared stone with cut dressings; pantile roof except for Welsh slates on east part; rebuilt brick stack. South elevation 1 storey (upper floor removed in C19), 3 + 2 bays. Main part has left-of-centre renewed door in bolection-moulded surround under entablature with triglyph frieze incorporating relief-carved panel with date -71- (?). Cross windows in moulded surrounds with cornices. Coped right gable; right end stack. Slightly-lower right part, partly behind C20 extension, has raised reverse- stepped coping to right end. Left return shows another cross window, exposed within adjacent house. Rear elevation shows blocked stair window and small window beneath. Interior: West room, formerly parlour, has original moulded fireplace with flat-pointed arch within square frame. Plainer 1st-floor fireplace above now visible in roofspace. East addition has two upper-cruck roof trusses with collars and the ridge-piece (renewed) carried between the overlapped ends of the blades.

Note: The doorway and other detail is very similar to Swarland Old Hall (q.v.) another house of mid- to late-C17 style but with an apparently C18 doorhead date.

Listing NGR: NU1711405310

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
236867
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Jul 2005
Reference: IOE01/14159/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan Bradley. Source Historic England Archive
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