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Bacchus House, Elsdon

Description: Bacchus House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236248

OS Grid Reference: NY9370093206
OS Grid Coordinates: 393700, 593206
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2330, -2.1006

Location: Crawford Crescent, Elsdon, Northumberland NE19 1AA

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

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Listing Text


19/9 Bacchus House
(formerly listed
as Bacchus House
and Bacchus
Cottage North)

House, originally an inn and divided for a period into 3 properties. Early C18,
cross wing added late C18 or early C19. Dressed stone; later wing ashlar;
Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays with higher, 2-storey, one-bay cross wing
to left.

Right 3 bays are the original building. Central boarded door in chamfered
segment-headed surround with keystone. Above the door a rustic statue c.3 ft.
high, of Bacchus seated on a barrel. Renewed sash windows in original, narrow
early C18 openings.

To left of this a linking bay of later C18. Boarded door with fanlight on
ground floor, 6-pane sash above.

Left bay projects and has plinth, ground-floor sill and lintel bands and 1st
floor band. On the ground floor a stepped tripartite window in raised surround;
Venetian window, with radial glazing bars, in similar surround above.

Steeply-pitched gabled roof with end stacks to original building and ridge
stack above linking bay.

Cross wing has hipped roof.

To rear, catslide roof over continuous outshut; small projecting gabled wing
to left and outside stone stairs to upper room of cross wing.

Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: NY9370193204

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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