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Shotton House, Kilham

Description: Shotton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 237655

OS Grid Reference: NT8430330319
OS Grid Coordinates: 384303, 630319
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5663, -2.2504

Location: Kilham, Northumberland TD12 4QP

Locality: Kilham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD12 4QP

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Listing Text


1/79 Shotton House


House. 1828 for H.C. Selby. Ashlar facade. Dressed stone elsewhere with
ashlar dressings. Scottish slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 x 2 bays with 3-bay
single-storey extension on right rear.

3-bay facade has 2-leaf, 6-panelled door with Tuscan entablature in segmental-
arched recess in projecting centre bay with banded rustication forming voussoirs
around door arch. Original sash windows, with intermediate glazing bars
removed, in architraves. Band above ground floor becoming floating cornice
in centre bay. Angle pilasters with patterned capitals. Moulded cornice and
plain parapet with central panel inscribed 18 HC SELBY 29.

Hipped roof with central well and 2 rebuilt brick stacks.

Similar details on returns.

Former service wing to rear now reduced to single storey and given flat roof.

Interior has broad open-well stair with stick balusters and wreathed handrail.
6-panelled doors and good decorative cornices.

C20 porch to front door not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NT8430330319

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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