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1-3, Front Street, Capheaton

Description: 1-3, Front Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238586

OS Grid Reference: NZ0346680352
OS Grid Coordinates: 403466, 580352
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1176, -1.9472

Location: Capheaton, Northumberland NE19 2AQ

Locality: Capheaton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 2AQ

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Listing Text

NZ 08 SW

3/101 Nos. 1 to 3
28.4.69 (consecutive)
(formerly listed as
No 1 (Swiss Cottage)
and No 2)


3 cottages. Part of planned village development of late C18 by Sir Edward
Swinburne who died in 1786. Dressed stone with graduated Lakeland slate roof.
Single storey, 10 bays. 3 boarded doors with semicircular relieving arches
over. Small Yorkshire sash windows and 3 large C20 windows. Band above windows.
Wood brackets support widely-overhanging eaves. Gabled roof with one ridge and
2 end stacks.

Interior: each room was built with a transverse, brick, segmental vault.
These are now all obscured by false ceilings.

Hodgson: History of Northumberland Part II Vol. I.

Listing NGR: NZ0346680352

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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