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Birling Manor, Warkworth

Description: Birling Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237128

OS Grid Reference: NU2486606632
OS Grid Coordinates: 424866, 606632
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3531, -1.6094

Location: A1068, Warkworth, Northumberland NE65 0XS

Locality: Warkworth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 0XS

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Listing Text

NU 2406 WARKWORTH A 1068
(West side)

21/237 Birling Manor


House. Mid C18, 2 builds, nearly contemporary; (extension dated 1752 on
kneeler) with some alterations in C19. Front ashlar, right return good
quality tooled stone, rear squared stone; Welsh slate roof with one stack
rebuilt in brick. Main part 2 storeys, 1 + 3 bays, the left 1752 extension;
older part has plinth. Left end 4 steps up (flanked by low walls with pyramid-
capped end piers) to old half-glazed door; 12-pane sash windows. All openings
have lintels tooled to represent voussoirs. Extension has C19 bay window with
battered plinth, sill band, tripartite sash and moulded cornice; 12-pane sash
above. Coped end gables on moulded kneelers; stepped ridge stack with
chamfered cap; similar but rendered end stacks. Lower bay to left has 12-pane
sashes; coped gable on moulded kneelers; rebuilt end stack.

Right return: gable end of main part shows boarded attic window with external
bars. Rear elevation shows gabled stair wing with 12-pane sash window;
flanking sections of outshut have boarded doors, the right in chamfered
surround. Far right projecting gabled wing with renewed windows in early C19
chamfered surrounds and lower 2-storey bay at far left.

Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: NU2486606632

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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