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FELTON PARK

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: FELTON PARK

List entry Number: 1303774

Location

FELTON PARK

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County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Felton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236772

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History

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Details

FELTON FELTON PARK NU 10 SE 6/l03 Felton Park 5/6/52 GV II

House, 1732 and 1799 altered 1951. 1732 house probably by Canston for Edward Horsley Widdrington, remodelled 1799 for Ralph Riddell; main part demolished 1951. Squared stone with cut dressings; Lakeland slates on front block, Scottish and Welsh slates on wing. Plan: 1799 front block is former east wing, with 1732 L-plan wing at rear.

South front 2 storeys, 7 bays, symmetrical. Plinth, rusticated quoins. 4 steps up to central renewed door with 8-pane overlight; 12-pane sashes except for blind windows in left end bay. Moulded eaves cornice. Hipped roof with 2 rebuilt stepped-and-corniced stacks. 2-bay right return shows 12-pane sashes, renewed on ground floor.

West elevation 6 + 3 bays. Rusticated quoins, sill bands. Left part shows old boarded door in rusticated surround in bay 4, and 12-pane sash windows, some renewed, in moulded surrounds. Roof hipped to left, with stepped-and- corniced ridge stack. Attached 3-step mounting block near left end. Similar 3-bay left return with 2 ground-floor windows blind. Projecting right part shows similar doorway re-set from demolished part and various sashes, some renewed and in re-set surrounds; rainwater head inscribed RR 1799 on inner return.

Rear of wing shows central projection with boarded door and 4-pane overlight in rusticated surround, 12-pane sash above and hipped roof; projecting part to right shows blocked elliptical arch in raised alternating-block surround on inner return. At rear of front block is G III R rainwater head from Old Cavalry Buildings in Canterbury.

Interior: Front block has 3 segmental-arched fireplaces of former kitchen in rear wall; bedrooms above, formerly nurseries, have fielded-panel doors and coved ceilings with enriched cornices. Rear wing has entrance passage flanked by round-arched stone doorways with imposts and keystones.

Listing NGR: NU1816700130

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National Grid Reference: NU 17917 00133

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