Description: Westfield House, Walls and Outbuildings Attached
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237045
OS Grid Reference: NU2430615129
OS Grid Coordinates: 424306, 615129
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4295, -1.6175
NU 2515 LONGHOUGHTON LONGHOUGHTON VILLAGE
18/154 Westfield House,
walls and outbuildings
Former vicarage with attached yard walls and outbuildings. 1839 incorporating
older fabric; service wing slightly later addition. Tooled-and-margined
ashlar except for squared roughly-tooled stone towards yard. Welsh slate roof
with C20 brick stacks. Tudor style.
East (entrance) front 2 storeys, 4 + 1 bays. Chamfered plinth. Left-of-
centre projecting flat-topped porch with vertical-panelled door under flat-
pointed arch within square frame; chamfered band below 1st-floor 6-pane sash;
slightly-projecting coped parapet. Altered 8-pane sash on ground floor of
right return. Gabled left end bay shows 3-light windows. Set further back
to right of porch a tall transomed stair window to left of a transomed 3-light
window with 2-light window above. One stack on ridge. Right return of this
part (facing yard) shows gable light with 4-centred-arched head. Projecting
far right 2-metre high yard wall with doorway and 2 small windows; service
wing behind, at rear of yard.
2-bay south elevation shows 3-light windows, the lower transomed.
West (garden) front 1 + 3 bays. Right part has slightly-projecting gabled
outer bays, the right holding canted bay window with moulded coping, the left
a renewed French window; both have 3-light windows over and gable lights with
4-centred arched heads. Centre bay has 2-light windows, the lower transomed.
2 ridge stacks. Slightly set-back left service wing with renewed door in
chamfered surround to left of 2-light window; and 3-light window on 1st floor.
All windows small-paned sashes, with glazing bars of lower leaves mostly
removed. All openings in recessed and chamfered surrounds, with hoodmoulds.
Gables have moulded kneelers with pitched coping carried up over square-topped
Interior: Half-glazed door to entrance lobby. All doors have 4 pairs of
narrow vertical panels; similar panelling to door surrounds and shutters.
Dining Room has Gothick fireplace with flat 4-centred arch. Drawing Room has
square-flower cornice. Open-well stair with moulded, ramped and wreathed
handrail, turned balusters, moulded newels, curtail step and shaped tread
ends. Bedroom fireplaces with original ironwork. Cellar has segmental
Listing NGR: NU2430615129
Source: English Heritage
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