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Whitton Cottage Whitton Grange, Whitton and Tosson

Description: Whitton Cottage Whitton Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236329

OS Grid Reference: NU0576001158
OS Grid Coordinates: 405760, 601157
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3045, -1.9108

Location: Carterside Road, Tosson, Northumberland NE65 7RL

Locality: Whitton and Tosson
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7RL

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Listing Text

NU 00 SE
4/90 Whitton Grange
and Whitton

House. 1921, on site of and incorporating some masonry from an earlier house.
By Robert Mauchlen for Sir Angus Watson. Ashlar with chamfered plinth; Lakeland
slate roof.

U-plan. Centre with projecting cross-gabled wings. 2 storeys, 6 windows.

Centre section: 2 semicircular steps to central panelled door in bolection-
moulded surround with shaped stone hood on brackets; lintel inscribed A 19 W
21 .
Above the door a round-headed niche with pilasters, moulded archivolt and
keystone, the base inscribed EN ATTENDANT UNE MEILLEURE. Flanking 5-light
windows on ground floor. with flat mullions, in shallow moulded surrounds; leaded
casements. Four similar 3-light windows on let floor, with floating cornices.

Wings: similar 6-light windows on each floor. Niches above. Hipped roof
with gabled wings. Two tall corniced stacks rise from angle of centre and
wings. Lean-to sun lounge on left return has corniced end piers with later
glazed infill.

Rear: irregular and picturesque with similar windows. Apsidal stair projection.
Hipped dormer.

Attached to right the former coach house and coachman's flat, now a cottage in
similar style. Steeply-pitched roof with slate-hung gable.

Listing NGR: NU0576001158

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Source: English Heritage

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