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Cottages Nos 1 and 2, Ashington

Description: Cottages Nos 1 and 2

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235953

OS Grid Reference: NZ2393886633
OS Grid Coordinates: 423938, 586633
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1734, -1.6257

Location: Bothal Bank, Wansbeck, Northumberland NE61 6SW

Locality: Ashington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 6SW

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Listing Text

NZ 2386 (West side)

7/83 Cottages
No. 1 and 2


Pair of Estate Cottages. Early C19 remodelled 1885. Squared tooled stone with
ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with orange tile openwork cresting and
finials. L-plan. South elevation 1½ storeys, 2 bays. Central 4-panel door
with plain overlight, inside latticed timber porch on stone base, with openwork
bargeboards and gable finial. 3-light mullioned windows to ground floor with
2-light windows in gabled half dormers above; stop-chamfered surrounds to all
openings. All windows are small-paned latticed casements with small lozenge-
shaped crossing panes, and slightly-projecting sills. Half-dormers have
openwork bargeboards with moulded pendants and wrought-iron cross-fleury
finials. Roof hipped to right; eaves overhanging gable end to left; stepped-
and-corniced left end stack. Left return shows two-light window, single-light
window above and pierced bargeboards with braced pendant.

Right return similar to south elevation except that doorway and porch are at
far right; one upper window renewed, and stack is on ridge. Roof half-hipped
to right. 2-light 1st floor window and ornamental bargeboards to rear.

Listing NGR: NZ2393786631

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Source: English Heritage

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