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Ship Inn, Newton-by-the-Sea

Description: Ship Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 237080

OS Grid Reference: NU2410324517
OS Grid Coordinates: 424103, 624517
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5138, -1.6199

Location: Farm Road, Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland NE66 3EL

Locality: Newton-by-the-Sea
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3EL

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Listing Text

(West side)
Low Newton-by-the-Sea

3/189 Ship Inn and
31.12.69 Nos. 4, 5 and 6
(formerly listed as Ship
Inn, Rockside and No 6)

Inn and terrace of cottages. Inn C18 perhaps with older fabric, remodelled
mid-C19; cottages C18 remodelled mid-C19. Rubble with cut quoins and dressings,
whitewashed; Welsh purple slate roof to inn and blue slate roof to cottages;
orange brick stacks to inn and white brick stacks to cottages. Inn 2 storeys,
3 irregular bays. Left-of-centre boarded door with 3-pane overlight within
later pent porch; 4-pane sash windows, paired to right of porch. Coped
gables, end stacks. Cottages to left 1 storey + attics, 3 irregular bays.
Three 4-panel doors, two of them part-glazed, inside C20 pent porches. Nos.
4 and 5 each have paired 12-pane sashes left of the porch and a small window
right; No. 6 has paired plain sashes right of the porch. Each cottage has a
half dormer with a 9-pane short sash in a stone surround under a coped gable
on moulded kneelers. Coped left end gable; 2 stepped-and-banded ridge stacks.

Rear elevation of inn shows central semicircular stair turret with conical
roof, a rare feature which might indicate a C16 or C17 origin.

Pent porches are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU2410324517

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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