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Surrey House, Wooler

Description: Surrey House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 237641

OS Grid Reference: NU0033525786
OS Grid Coordinates: 400335, 625786
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5258, -1.9962

Location: A697, Ilderton, Northumberland NE71 6QU

Locality: Wooler
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE71 6QU

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Listing Text


9/65 Surrey House
21/9/51 (formerly listed as
Haugh Head House in
North Middleton CP)


House. Mid C18, possibly with earlier core. Ashlar facade. Dressed stone
elsewhere. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys. Main block 3 bays with lean-to on
west side, projecting west wing and irregular additions to rear.

Central 6-panelled door with high 4-paned overlight. 12-pane sash windows.
Steeply-pitched gabled roof with reverse-stepped gables and rebuilt end stacks.

West wing, projecting on right, formerly 2 storeys and 3 bays, now roofless and
derelict. Central 2-leaf harr-hung door.

Left return reveals older masonry, especially in lower courses.

Rear facade is irregular and picturesque with 2-storey lean-to on left and
3 other lean-tos, all of varying heights with pantiled roofs.

Interior: Staircase with stick balusters, turned newels and ramped handrail.
Large 6-panelled doors in broad architraves. Two rooms have pronounced Ionic
modillion cornices and dado rails.

Said to be on site of, and partly incorporating masonry of house in which the
Earl of Surrey stayed before the Battle of Flodden.

Was, at one stage, a coaching inn called the George and Dragon.

Listing NGR: NU0033525786

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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