Description: 6-8, Front Street
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
CAPHEATON FRONT STREET
NZ 08 SW
Nos. 6 to 8
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
Source: English Heritage
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