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Rotunda at Haggerston Castle, Ancroft

Description: Rotunda at Haggerston Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 237893

OS Grid Reference: NU0418643670
OS Grid Coordinates: 404186, 643670
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6865, -1.9350

Location: A1, Ancroft, Northumberland TD15 2NZ

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

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Listing Text

NU 04 SW
10/40 Rotunda at
22/12/69 Haggerston Castle


Rotunda (along with the Tower, q.v.) forms the remains of a house
rebuilt 1893-7 by R. Norman Shaw for Thomas Leyland. The rest of the house
was demolished in 1933. Ashlar, roof not visible. Baroque style. One tall
storey. Pedimented doorway with Gibbs surround and pulvinated frieze. Large
9-pane fixed windows with projecting moulded sills and large triple keystones.
Above each window an oculus in architrave. Between each bay bold pilasters
with banded rustication.

Interior is also faced in ashlar and rusticated throughout. Attached giant
Tuscan columns support segmental arches with coffered soffits. Shallow domed

R. Norman Shaw : Andrew Saint : 1976.

Listing NGR: NU0418643670

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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