HUMSHAUGH HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1156020
Date first listed:
24-May-1988
Statutory Address:
HUMSHAUGH HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HUMSHAUGH HOUSE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Humshaugh
National Grid Reference:
NY 92078 71538

Details

HUMSHAUGH HUMSHAUGH VILLAGE NY 9271 (North side)

13/266 Humshaugh House

GV II

House. Early C18 incorporating medieval or C16 fabric, enlarged to rear in later C18. Brick front and rear, west end rubble, east end rendered; ashlar rusticated quoins, dressings and cornice. Graduated Lakeland slate roof, stone stacks. South elevation 2 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical. Brick in irregular, largely stretcher, bond. Plinth, sill bands, 1st floor band, modillion eaves cornice. Central renewed glazed door with patterned fanlight, in eared architrave with pulvinated frieze,cornice and pediment. Plate-glass sash windows with wedge lintels cut to represent alternately-raised voussoirs; ground floor sill band steped down beneath sills. Overlapped-slab coping to gables, with rebuilt end stacks. Left return shows rear quoins of early C18 house with blocked stone-surround doorway above, beneath roof weathering of removed structure.

Rear elevation similar to front, brick in English garden wall bond 1 and 3. Doorway in eared architrave in porch which has renewed door flanked by rusticated pilasters with moulded bases; moulded cornice with pediment, later infill, rendered, to sides.

Interior renewed after serious fire in 1969. Central spine wall, rear wall of early C18 house, 1.2 metre thick; probably remnant of an earlier defensible structure. At one time known as the Manor House.

Listing NGR: NY9207871538

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
240025
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.

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