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6-8, Front Street, Capheaton

Description: 6-8, Front Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238589

OS Grid Reference: NZ0334480314
OS Grid Coordinates: 403344, 580314
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1172, -1.9491

Location: Capheaton, Northumberland NE19 2AQ

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

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Listing Text

NZ 08 SW
Nos. 6 to 8
28.4.69 (consecutive)


3 cottages. Part of late C18 planned village development by Sir Edward
Swinburne who died in 1786. Dressed stone with graduated Lakeland slate roof.
Single storey, 10 bays. 3 boarded doors. Nos. 7 and 8 have Yorkshire sash
windows. No. 6 has C20 windows. Band above windows. Paired wood brackets
support widely-overhanging eaves. Corniced ridge and end stacks.

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

Hodgson: History of Northumberland. Part II Vol. I.

Listing NGR: NZ0334480314

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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