Pele House


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Pele House, Cambo, Morpeth, NE61 4BA


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Statutory Address:
Pele House, Cambo, Morpeth, NE61 4BA

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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Wallington Demesne
National Grid Reference:
NZ 02656 85668


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/08/2019

NZ 0285 18/179


(Formerly listed as Post Office)

GV II House of bastle character, C16, converted into shop 1818, minor alterations c.1880. Heavy rubble with large quoins, tooled dressings; stone slate roof.

Three storeys, two wide bays. Central double doors; shop front at left has central twelve-pane sash between four-pane sashes, lintel inscribed J.T. (John Trevelyan) 1818; twelve-pane sash at right. First floor: late C19 sash in left bay with remains of original door to right; renewed twelve-pane sash in right bay; small four-pane casements on second floor. Gables with moulded kneelers and overlapped slab coping, stepped and corniced end stacks. Left return has small window, blocked square window in chamfered surround above and sixteen-pane sash to second floor.

Rear wing in two sections; mid C18 three storey part (heightened in 1818) has Yorkshire sash set in blocked doorway with chamfered surround, inserted C19 sash above, similar gable. Two storey part (heightened c.1880) has Yorkshire sashes and similar gable carrying small stepped and corniced stack. Single storey range to left not of interest.

Interior altered, walls c.1.3 metres thick. The building, although apparently a bastle rather than a tower, appears to have been three storeyed from the first.

Listing NGR: NZ0265685668


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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: 23 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/09472/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Hunter. Source Historic England Archive
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