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Alm House, Alnmouth

Description: Alm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 236921

OS Grid Reference: NU2464710496
OS Grid Coordinates: 424647, 610496
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3878, -1.6125

Location: 5 Garden Terrace, Alnmouth, Northumberland NE66 2RS

Locality: Alnmouth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 2RS

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Listing Text

(West side)

20/30 No. 17
31.12.69 (Aln House)


House, c.1740. Brick in irregular stretcher bond on stone basement; cut
dressings include tooled-and-margined-ashlar flush band, sills and lintels,
Blue slate roof. 2 storeys on basement, 2 + 1 + 2 bays, symmetrical.
Chamfered basement plinth and flush 1st-floor band. 3 steps up to centre
fielded-panel door, with 5-pane overlight, under later inscription 'ALN
HOUSE', 12-pane sash windows to ground floor with 18-pane sashes above. 3
small basement windows, decreasing in size with slope of street. Rainwater
head with Percy crescent at left end. Roof with slightly-swept eaves. Coped
left gable on moulded kneeler; rebuilt left-end stack. Left return shows
contemporary rear outshut with inserted 12-pane sash.

Interior: South ground-floor room has contemporary pine panelling with
bolection-moulded dado rail, dentil cornice and moulded stone fireplace.
North room has re-set corner cupboard with arched glazed door and pilasters,
and corner fireplace with wood surround and mantel. Closed-string dog-leg
stair with turned balusters, square newels and moulded handrail, continued
from cellars to attic, 1st-floor doors of 3 fielded panels.

Listing NGR: NU2464710496

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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