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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: 1303322



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Sep-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236865

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NEWTON-ON-THE-MOOR NEWTON VILLAGE NU 10 NE (North side) 2/196 Reading Room and The Cottage


Early C18 house converted to reading room 1887. Squared stone; pantile roof except for Welsh slates on rear outshut. Single storey (upper floor removed 1887) 5 bays, slightly irregular. Centre flush-panelled door under gabled hood on moulded brackets. 12-pane sash windows with former first-floor band above. Coped gables on moulded kneelers; corniced end stacks, probably re-set. Interior: Reading Room in west part is a good early C18 panelled room with dado rail, cornice, panelled and fluted pilasters flanking fireplace with corniced overmantel, and 2-panel door in bolection-moulded surround with pulvinated frieze. To right of fireplace is a shell-headed cupboard with shaped shelves. Panelled round arch, with imposts and fluted key block, from entrance passage to outshut (former stair position). The part east of the entrance passage is now used as bedrooms for The Cottage, the adjacent single-storeyed dwelling which is otherwise not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU1706805334

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National Grid Reference: NU 17068 05334


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