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Harbottle Castle (New), Harbottle

Description: Harbottle Castle (New)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 236158

OS Grid Reference: NT9371004634
OS Grid Coordinates: 393710, 604634
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3357, -2.1007

Location: 4 Richardson Lane, Northumberland National Park NE65 7DH

Locality: Harbottle
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7DH

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Listing Text

NT 9304 (East end)

26/71 Harbottle Castle
Units 1, 2 and 3


House now divided into 3 units. Probably older core, but externally entirely
1829 by John Dobson for the Fenwicke-Clennels.

Ashlar with Scottish and Welsh slate roof. Classical style. 2 storeys. 5 x 5-
bay front block with lower 3-bay service wing on west side, which has attached
service ranges round courtyard to rear.

East front (former entrance front): Mid C19 stone porch, with 2-leaf half-
glazed door and tall margined fanlight, flanked by narrow round-headed windows.
Gabled roof with ball finials over gable and kneelers. Original doorway inside
porch is roundheaded with keystone and framed in attached Tuscan columns with
frieze and cornice.

2-pane sashes on ground floor, 12-pane sashes above. Broad first-floor band.
Moulded cornice.

Hipped roof with square, corniced ridge stacks.

On left return a late C19 canted bay window and a doorway with Tuscan entablature
otherwise 12-pane sashes. Right return, i.e. rear of house, is more irregular
with 12-pane sashes and roundheaded staircase window with intersecting glazing

Interior has 6-panel doors with panelled reveals, panelled shutters and one good
wood fireplace with eared architrave surround and foliage panels in the frieze.

Biographical Dictionary of British Architects: Colvin.

Listing NGR: NT9371004634

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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