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Description: Hetton House
Date Listed: 21 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 237476
OS Grid Reference: NU0419329573
OS Grid Coordinates: 404193, 629573
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5598, -1.9351
NU 02 NW CHATTON B6349
4/8 Hetton House
House. Mid C18 with older core. C19 range to right. Ashlar with Welsh slate
roof. Central staircase plan. 2 rooms deep. 2 storeys with attic. 5 bay facade.
All 12-pane sashes in architraves. Door with eared architrave, pulvinated frieze
and cornice. Rusticated quoins. Stone-coped gabled roof with kneelers. 3 hipped
dormers, tripartite left and right, single light in centre. Gable-end stacks,
stone bases then brick with modillions. Older masonry to rear. Arched staircase
window with flat imposts, keystone and thick glazing bars.
Inside several mid C18 panelled rooms with modillion cornices especially the
hall, sitting room with an ornamented niche and the green room where the fireplace
is flanked by room-height Ionic columns and elaborate niches; plain fireplace
with bolection moulding. Handsome mid-C18 staircase with 2 alternately twisted
and fluted balusters to a tread and moulded handrail.
Northumberland County History Vol X1V
Listing NGR: NU0419329573
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