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Etal Manor, Ford

Description: Etal Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 238044

OS Grid Reference: NT9297239452
OS Grid Coordinates: 392972, 639452
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6486, -2.1132

Location: B6354, Cornhill-on-Tweed TD15 2PU

Locality: Ford
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD15 2PU

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Listing Text

NT 9239
Etal Manor (formerly
16/77 listed as Etal House
or (Etal Manor)

Country house. 1748 and 1767 for William Carr, extended to rear 1888 for
James Laing. Ashlar with Scottish slate roof. Original house L-plan with
range of 1767 filling in the angle.

Original house 2 storeys, 7 x 7 bays.

Entrance front: chamfered plinth and rusticated quoins. Central pedimented
Venetian doorway with half-glazed door. The fanlight and side lights have
thick glazing bars. 12-pane sashes in architraves, ground floor windows with
lightly-moulded sill band. The 3 ground-floor left windows have thick
glazing bars. Modillion cornice. Hipped roof with 4 banded ridge stacks
on returns.

Left return has similar detail. Pediment and pulvinated frieze over central
ground-floor windows.

Right return of 1767 has 7 windows with raised surrounds. C19 additions to
rear in a style very similar to original work.

Interior: spacious entrance hall with elliptical arch and pedimented door
surrounds with pulvinated friezes. Broad open-well stair with ramped and
moulded handrail, turned balusters with square knops. Panelled dado with
pilasters between the panels. Round-headed stair window with thick glazing
bars. Drawing room original panelled dado with moulded rail; panelling
above is an addition; modillion cornice. Elsewhere 6-panel doors and shutters.

Listing NGR: NT9297239452

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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