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Embleton Hall Hotel, Longframlington

Description: Embleton Hall Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236817

OS Grid Reference: NU1304901370
OS Grid Coordinates: 413049, 601370
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3063, -1.7960

Location: A697, Longframlington, Northumberland NE65 8DH

Locality: Longframlington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 8DH

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Listing Text

NU 10 SW
(East side)
5/148 Embleton Hall Hotel
21/10/53 (formerly listed
as Embleton Hall)

House. c.1730 for Thomas Embleton, extended to east in later C18; larger new
house built on south of C18 extension in 1893 for Dr. J.C.J. Fenwick. C18
part squared stone with tooled dressings, C19 part snecked stone with ashlar
dressings; Welsh slate roofs. Overall L-plan. 1893 house in free Tudor

Old house (now west wing) 2 storeys, 5 bays, not quite symmetrical. Rusticated
quoins, sill bands. Left-of-centre doorway, with lugged architrave and
pulvinated frieze between pilasters carrying pedimented hood on consoles, now
blocked with small 12-pane sash window inserted; 12-pane sashes, the upper
renewed, in architraves. Coped left gable on moulded kneelers; stepped-and-
corniced left end and ridge stacks. 2-bay C18 extension to right hidden by
1893 building, except for right end coped gable with stepped-and-corniced
stack. Left return of old house shows blocked lst-floor door and attic window;
rear elevation shows original central rear wing with stepped-and-corniced
gable stack.

West (entrance) front of 1893 house 2 storeys, 2 + 2 bays. Plinth, sill
bands. Twin-gabled right part set forward, with projecting porch; panelled
door in architrave with paterae between engaged columns carrying pediment with
phoenix crest. Large mullioned-and-transomed stair window over porch and
projecting chimney breast to right. Other windows mostly plain sashes. Coped
gables with moulded kneelers. Other elevations show similar detail.

Interior. West ground floor room of original house has contemporary panelling
and cornice; fluted pilasters flank fireplace and former door position
opposite; domed cupboard, with shaped shelves, alongside fireplace. East
room has large stone fireplace. One bedroom has panelled wall. 1893 house
has largely-unaltered interior including entrance hall with open-well stair
and coffered ceiling; marble fireplaces.

Listing NGR: NU1304901370

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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