SHERATON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1156308
Date first listed:
25-Aug-1977
Statutory Address:
SHERATON HOUSE, CLAYPORT SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
SHERATON HOUSE, CLAYPORT SQUARE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Alnwick
National Grid Reference:
NU 18543 13163

Details

1. CLAYPORT SQUARE 5330 Sheraton House NU 1813 SE 1/211 II 2. Set back from street and 'Clayport Square'. Dated 1846, attributed to Smith. Gothick. Two storeys - a gabled centrepiece recessed between 3 storey embattled octagonal side towers. Ashlar built. Pointed windows, glazing bar sashes - 3 in centre, one on outer facets of towers. Pointed labels 1st floor, Tudor labels on ground floor. Foiled oculus in gable with date 1846. Cill strings below 1st and 2nd floor windows. The Sheraton house facia obscures the former inscription 'United Presbyterian Church'. On the towers are set backs half way up, a narrow square headed light 2nd floor with Tudor label and pointed window with moulded head and Tudor label on 1st and ground floors. Two entrances - at sides of tower - 4 centered arch headed doorways with Tudor labels and lodged doors. Interior: adapted to warehouse retaining gallery and hammerbeam roof; fine newel staircase in east tower. At rear; foiled oculus in gable, pointed arch windows on each side one with pointed glazing and a lower projecting gable end with a vesca-shaped window. At south-west end is a lower rubble building with 5 pointed windows and a hipped roof.



Listing NGR: NU1854313163

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
235673
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: 21 Sep 1999
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