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East House, Ancroft

Description: East House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 237876

OS Grid Reference: NU0307046572
OS Grid Coordinates: 403070, 646572
Latitude/Longitude: 55.7126, -1.9527

Location: Ancroft, Northumberland TD15 2RW

Locality: Ancroft
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD15 2RW

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Listing Text

NU 04 NW
7/23 East House


House. c.1810-15. Rendered with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof. L-plan.
2 storeys, 3 bays. Rusticated quoins. Central flush-panel door in doorcase
with architrave, pilasters, triglyph frieze and modillion cornice. Decorative
patterned overlight. 12-pane sashes in raised stone surrounds. lst-floor
band. Finely-moulded cornice. Concave hipped roof with C20 stone stacks on

Left return 4 bays with similar detail. To rear apsidal stair projection in
re-entrant angle, with curved 12-pane sash.

Interior: Stone geometric stair with elegantly curved soffit, stick balusters,
slender turned newels. Panelled reveals, dado rails, 6-panel doors; 2 marble
fireplaces, and cornices; all this detail has finely-fluted mouldings with
paterae and rosettes.

Listing NGR: NU0307046572

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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