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Buildings and Yard Walls to North of Bilton House, Lesbury

Description: Buildings and Yard Walls to North of Bilton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236981

OS Grid Reference: NU2263810840
OS Grid Coordinates: 422638, 610840
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3910, -1.6442

Location: Bilton, Northumberland NE66 2SU

Locality: Lesbury
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 2SU

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Listing Text


7/90 Buildings and yard
walls to north
of Bilton House

Coach house, stable and outbuildings and attached walls. Second quarter of
C19, perhaps incorporating C18 parts. Roughly-squared stone with tooled-and-
margined quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roofs. Ranges on north and east
of rectangular yard.

North range 3 + 2 storeys, 3 bays. Taller coach house on left has boarded
double doors under segmental arch; coped gables; square wooden dovecote on
ridge with two tiers of arched openings and pyramidal cap. External stone
stair (lower section removed) on left return up to 2nd-floor boarded door.
2-bay stable on right has doorway in right bay and irregular fenestration.
One slatted window, other part-boarded, all in old openings with chamfered
alternating-block surrounds and slightly-projecting sills. 3.5-metre high
attached wall with blocked openings set back to left of coach house.

East range single storey, 4 irregular bays. Elevation to yard shows 2 stable
doors and cart entrance with timber lintel at right end; roof hipped to right.
Rear elevation shows 3 boarded doors and 3 windows, all in old chamfered
surrounds; boarded double doors to far left.

Yard wall joins south-west corner of east range to rear wing of house: 2
metres high with gabled coping, and central gateway.

Listing NGR: NU2263810840

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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