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Description: Eslington Park
Date Listed: 21 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236195
OS Grid Reference: NU0425912093
OS Grid Coordinates: 404259, 612093
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4028, -1.9343
WHITTINGHAM ESLINGTON PARK
NU 01 SW
9/110 Eslington Park
21/10/53 (formerly listed as
Country house. 1715-20 with additions of 1796. For the Liddells, Earls of
Ravensworth. Ashlar with Lakeland slate roof. U-shaped in plan. Classical
style. 2 storeys.
Entrance front 9 bays with 3-bay addition of 1796 to left. Original section
has rusticated quoins and central Tuscan porch with triglyph frieze. 12-pane
sashes in architraves, those in older part renewed, those in 1796 part of
slightly different proportions. Original section has projecting moulded cornice
and plain parapet; later section has smaller cornice and honeycomb parapet.
Garden front 9 bays. Slightly-projecting outer bays have rusticated quoins.
Half-glazed central door in Ionic porch with pulvinated frieze and modillion
cornice. 18-pane sashes with thick glazing bars in architraves. Moulded
cornice and plain parapet.
Hipped roof with corniced ridge stack.
Interior: Entrance hall has screen of 2 Corinthiin columns, simple early C19
stair with coved plaster ceiling. 1st floor landing has screen of Corinthian
columns to left and Venetian screen on right. All decoration, except the stairs,
is a mid-C20 replica of the original. one'early C18 staircase remains in east
wing with one twisted and one columnar baluster to a tread.
Single-storey garage to rear of entrance front, not of special interest.
Further mid C19, single-storey addition to left of entrance front forms part
of stable block. (q.v.).
Northumberland County History Vol. XIV.
Listing NGR: NU0425912093
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