Description: Swarland Hall Cottage
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236877
OS Grid Reference: NU1603703258
OS Grid Coordinates: 416037, 603258
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3231, -1.7488
NU 10 SE
6/208 Swarland Hall
Electricity generating house, now cottage. Later C19. Squared stone with
tooled lintels; Welsh slate roof with stacks of pale orange brick. Single
storey, 5 narrow bays. Central boarded door, with 2-pane overlight, under
timber lintel. 12-pane sash windows, that to far right set in former doorway
with timber lintel; other windows have rounded jambs and slightly-projecting
sills. Hipped roof; 2 banded ridge stacks and similar lateral stack to left.
Rear elevation shows attached ceramic insulators for former power cables.
Listed for historic interest: Swarland Hall (demolished in 1930s) is said
to have had electric lighting installed "soon after Cragside".
Pent brick additions at rear and on right return are not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NU1603703258
Source: English Heritage
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