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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NU 23580 25337



1/184 Newton House 10.1.53


House, C18 enlarged and remodelled c.1800; porch late C19. Front block squared stone; wing rubble, largely rendered; porch ashlar. Welsh slate roof with stacks rebuilt in brick on old bases. L-plan.

Front elevation 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Plinth, 1st floor band. Central flat-roofed porch has rounded corners with channeled rustication flanked by pilasters; moulded cornice and blocking course. 6-panel door under plain fanlight in moulded round arch with keystone, on left return; arched window with plain sash in front. 4-pane sash windows with slightly-projecting sills. Moulded eaves cornice. Hipped roof with 2 ridge stacks. 2-bay returns show similar fenestration. Right return shows join between C18 and c.1800 fabric between bays; set back to right is a 3-bay rear wing with small- paned sashes and, at left end, gabled porch holding flush-panelled door with plain overlight; hip-ended roof with one ridge stack.

Interior: Two fireplaces have elaborate plasterwork said to be by Napoleonic prisoners of war; that in drawing room has seashells with female figure with anchor, that in sitting room has triple-spired cathedral, hounds and birds. Hall has harebell cornice and ceiling rose. Stone dog-leg stair with stick balusters and moulded wreathed handrail. Other rooms have cornices and doors of 6 panels with beaded surrounds.

Listing NGR: NU2358025337


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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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Date: 13 Jul 2005
Reference: IOE01/14199/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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