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SURREY 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: SURREY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1304328

Location

SURREY HOUSE

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wooler

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 14-May-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 237641

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NU 02 NW ILDERTON HAUGH HEAD

9/65 Surrey House 21/9/51 (formerly listed as Haugh Head House in North Middleton CP)

II

House. Mid C18, possibly with earlier core. Ashlar facade. Dressed stone elsewhere. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys. Main block 3 bays with lean-to on west side, projecting west wing and irregular additions to rear.

Central 6-panelled door with high 4-paned overlight. 12-pane sash windows. Steeply-pitched gabled roof with reverse-stepped gables and rebuilt end stacks.

West wing, projecting on right, formerly 2 storeys and 3 bays, now roofless and derelict. Central 2-leaf harr-hung door.

Left return reveals older masonry, especially in lower courses.

Rear facade is irregular and picturesque with 2-storey lean-to on left and 3 other lean-tos, all of varying heights with pantiled roofs.

Interior: Staircase with stick balusters, turned newels and ramped handrail. Large 6-panelled doors in broad architraves. Two rooms have pronounced Ionic modillion cornices and dado rails.

Said to be on site of, and partly incorporating masonry of house in which the Earl of Surrey stayed before the Battle of Flodden.

Was, at one stage, a coaching inn called the George and Dragon.

Listing NGR: NU0033525786

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National Grid Reference: NU 00335 25786

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