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Townfoot and Attached Kennel, Elsdon

Description: Townfoot and Attached Kennel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236246

OS Grid Reference: NY9349893014
OS Grid Coordinates: 393498, 593014
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2313, -2.1038

Location: Crawford Close, Elsdon, Northumberland NE19 1AA

Locality: Elsdon
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 1AA

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Listing Text

NY 9393
19/7 Townfoot and
attached kennel


House and attached kennel. Probably early C18 with earlier core. Altered and
raised to 2 storeys mid C19. Random rubble; 1st floor snecked stone with
ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof, stone flags on kennel. 2 storeys, 3 bays.
late C19 wood porch with decorative bargeboards and terracotta cresting. 4-pane
sashes with projecting sills. Guttering supported on stone brackets. Gabled
roof with flat coping and kneelers. Corniced end stacks.

Massive random rubble on left return and similar but slightly more even stonework
to rear may indicate a bastle house origin for the building. Walls c.3 ft.

Attached to the front left-hand corner of the house a small C18 or early C19
kennel with segmental-arched doorway and gabled roof.

Listing NGR: NY9349893014

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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