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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:
NZ 16151 70494


PONTELAND HIGH CALLERTON NZ 17 SE 17/314 Rebellion House (formerly listed 27.8.52 as Cromwell House)


House. C16, altered early C17. Random rubble with walls 4 ft. thick. Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 irregular bays. C20 panelled door in C17 Tudor- arched surround with hoodmould. To left a small 2-light double.-chamfered window with hoodmould. To right a similar C20 window. Small C20 window above. Gabled roof with renewed end stacks.

Original lst-floor doorway, now a window, on left return; right of it a gun loop with internal splay.

South (garden) side has two C20 mullioned windows, also a ventilation slit. On first floor 3 small windows in old openings with old wood lintels.

Interior: on ground floor large C17 fireplace with finely moulded surround, the lintel supported on moulded corbels. Old beams.

On 1st floor: huge C16 fireplace with old wood lintel on very large, rough, rounded corbels; relieving arch over. Left of this the old wood lintel of the lst-floor doorway, and the splayed gun loop. 2-bay upper-cruck roof with collar beams, saddles and double ridge pieces.

The house was probably a C16 bastlehouse with accommodation extended to the ground floor in the early-mid C17.

It has a traditional association with Cromwell who is said to have stayed here.

Listing NGR: NZ1615170494


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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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06132/29
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