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Tillmouth Park Hotel, Cornhill-on-Tweed

Description: Tillmouth Park Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 237988

OS Grid Reference: NT8852642791
OS Grid Coordinates: 388526, 642791
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6785, -2.1840

Location: Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland TD12 4UU

Locality: Cornhill-on-Tweed
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD12 4UU

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Listing Text

NT 84 SE
(South side, off)
4/21 Tillmouth
Park Hotel

Hotel. 1882 by Charles Barry Junior, on site of earlier house of c.1810.
Ashlar with rock-faced ground floor, Lakeland slate roof. Elizabethan style.
Three storeys, three bays with lower 4-bay wing to right. The ground floor
is battered. Projecting cross-gabled centre bay has porch with multi-moulded
4-centred-arched doorway, cornice above and carved crest under gablet. Above
a large 4-light stair window with two transoms and semi-circular drip mould
bearing the date on a shield. Three-light mullioned window in the gable.
Flanking bays have 3-light windows, mullioned on the ground floor, mullioned-
and-transomed above. Parapet on cornice with corbel table and Tudor flowers.
At the corners rounded corbel projections bearing ball finials. Gabled roofs
with hipped projections in front. Two-light gabled dormers with decorative

Garden front 5 bays with projecting centre bay. In front of this a flight of
stone steps with side walls.

Interior: 3-storey wood open-well stair supported on arched braces. Heraldic
glass around door and in large stair window. Many marble fireplaces from the
preceeding house. They date from c.1810, several have fluted down-tapering
columns with bulgy Corinthian capitals. The original central heating system
survives with elaborate cast-iron grilles. The house has cavity walling.

Drawings preserved in Northumberland Record Office.

Listing NGR: NT8852642791

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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