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Clennel Hall, Alwinton

Description: Clennel Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236115

OS Grid Reference: NT9290407161
OS Grid Coordinates: 392904, 607161
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3584, -2.1135

Location: Biddlestone, Northumberland NE65 7BG

Locality: Alwinton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7BG

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Listing Text

NT 90 NW
14/29 Clennel Hall

House. Originally a tower house with attached house of 1567. Large additions
of 1895 for Anthony Wilkinson.

Random rubble with Welsh slate roofs.

Irregular plan. Additions are in Tudor style. 3 storeys.

Garden front has C16 double-depth plan house to left and tower recessed to right.
Single-storey corridor in front of tower and single-storey pavilion to right
are of 1895.

C16 doorway, almost central in section of 1567, has multi-moulded surround.
Scattered fenestration includeds 2-light mullioned windows and probably entirely
Victorian mullioned-and-transomed crosses.

Irregular gabled roofs with tall corniced stacks.

Interior: thick walls to tower, segmental-vaulted basement. C16 or C17 plaster
panel of hunting scene over window in C16 section. In tower ground floor a
2-light mullioned window. Another on 1st floor and also a stone C17 fireplace
with bold bolection-moulded surround. On 2nd floor a large C16 fireplace with
Tudor-arched lintel and moulder surround.

Northumberland County History Vol. XIV.

Upper Coquetdale: Dippie Dixon. Frank Graham. 1974.

Listing NGR: NT9290407161

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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