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The Estate House, Chillingham

Description: The Estate House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 237520

OS Grid Reference: NU0592926082
OS Grid Coordinates: 405929, 626082
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5284, -1.9076

Location: Chillingham, Northumberland NE66 5NW

Locality: Chillingham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 5NW

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Listing Text


16/54 The Estate House


House. c1780 with early C19 and C20 additions. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof.
2 storeys. 3-bay central block plus early C19 wings of one and 2 bays raised
to 2 storeys in 1930. Flat arches with voussoirs to windows and door in central
block. 12-pane sashes on 1st floor, 16-pane on ground floor. Right wing has
early C19 gabled porch with a square peak to gable and a 16-pane sash window.
One-bay left wing has 16-pane sash on ground floor, C20, 12-pane sash above.
Gabled roof with flat coping stones and stone corniced gable-end stacks. Wings
have hipped roofs.

Interior: plain early C19 staircase, 6-panelled doors and plain late C18
fireplaces. In one room early C17 panelling with fluted pilasters, brought from
Chillingham Castle, and an overmantel made from a C16 panel with 3 King's heads
in roundels, also from Chillingham Castle.

Overmantel panel illustrated in Northumberland County History Vol XIV.

Listing NGR: NU0592126085

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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