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Sheraton House, Alnwick

Description: Sheraton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 235673

OS Grid Reference: NU1854313163
OS Grid Coordinates: 418543, 613163
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4120, -1.7087

Location: 2 Clayport Square, Alnwick NE66 1SH

Locality: Alnwick
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 1SH

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Listing Text

Sheraton House
NU 1813 SE 1/211
Set back from street and 'Clayport Square'. Dated 1846, attributed to Smith.
Gothick. Two storeys - a gabled centrepiece recessed between 3 storey embattled
octagonal side towers. Ashlar built. Pointed windows, glazing bar sashes - 3
in centre, one on outer facets of towers. Pointed labels 1st floor, Tudor labels
on ground floor. Foiled oculus in gable with date 1846. Cill strings below 1st
and 2nd floor windows. The Sheraton house facia obscures the former inscription
'United Presbyterian Church'. On the towers are set backs half way up, a narrow
square headed light 2nd floor with Tudor label and pointed window with moulded
head and Tudor label on 1st and ground floors. Two entrances - at sides of tower
- 4 centered arch headed doorways with Tudor labels and lodged doors. Interior:
adapted to warehouse retaining gallery and hammerbeam roof; fine newel staircase
in east tower. At rear; foiled oculus in gable, pointed arch windows on each side
one with pointed glazing and a lower projecting gable end with a vesca-shaped window.
At south-west end is a lower rubble building with 5 pointed windows and a hipped

Listing NGR: NU1854313163

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Source: English Heritage

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