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CHESWICK HOUSE

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.

Name: CHESWICK HOUSE

List entry Number: 1303760

Location

CHESWICK HOUSE

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ancroft

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Feb-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 237869

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ANCROFT CHESWICK NU 04 NW

7/16 Cheswick House 22/12/69

GV II

Country house. 1859-62 by F.R. Wilson for William Crossman. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Service wing rock-faced stone. Irregular plan. High Victorian Gothic. 2 and 3 storeys. Entrance side is 4 sections each of 3 narrow bays. The second section is a 3-storey tower: 6-panel door with fanlight and side lights; on 1st floor round-headed windows and a balcony on large moulded corbels, the parapet with pierced circles; 2nd floor has 3 similar windows, with tracery with heads of sexfoil circles in the outer lights and an 8- pointed star in the centre light; also a balcony with similar corbels, and iron parapet. Tall top parapet with blank Romanesque arcading. Flanking sections are cross gabled. They each have 3 round-headed windows on the ground floor and 3 windows on 1st floor with similar tracery to tower. In the gables are pierced quatrefoils surrounded by small circles. Right section has 2-storey canted bay window with 3 round-headed windows on ground floor. On 1st floor each light has tracery of 2 trefoils with 2 circles over;open arcaded parapet. Steeply-pitched gabled roofs. Tall ridge and end stacks with little gabled roofs over each chimney pot. On left return similar detail. On right return a long 2-storey service wing with 12-pane sashes.

Listing NGR: NU0282646380

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National Grid Reference: NU 02826 46380

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