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Kirkheaton Manor, Capheaton

Description: Kirkheaton Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 238596

OS Grid Reference: NZ0183277370
OS Grid Coordinates: 401832, 577370
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0908, -1.9728

Location: Capheaton, Northumberland NE19 2DQ

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

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Listing Text

NZ 07 NW

9/111 Kirkheaton Manor


House. C16 Bastlehouse refronted early C17; extension toright added c.1740.
Restored 1930. Random rubble with Lakeland slate roof; C18 section ashlar with
lead roof.

2 storeys, 5 bays. 3-bay C17 section to left has central Tudor-arched doorway,
moulded surround with hoodmould; 3-light mullioned windows, made slightly larger
in 1930, with hoodmoulds; C17 lead downpipes and rainwater heads, said to have
come from Hawnby Castle, North Yorkshire.

Higher 2-bay C18 section to right has large 24-pane sashes on ground floor, 1st
floor string and 18-pane sashes above with triple keystones. Moulded cornice
and solid parapet with angle pilasters and pilasters above windows.

Older part has gabled roof with flat coping and kneelers. C19 end and ridge

Interior: Walls of older part are 3½ - 4½ ft. thick. The front wall is slightly
thinner than the others. Dining room has a large C17 stone fireplace with
Tudor-arched head. Former kitchen has large segmental-arched fireplace. On
the 1st floor three stone fireplaces with Tudor arches, one with the lintel
supported on large rounded corbels. C18 section has, on ground floor, a late
C19 Gothic fireplace with a frieze of tiles showing the 4 seasons; also a
restrained C19 plaster ceiling with Geometric shapes. The lst-floor former
drawing room, now a bedroom, has C18 fielded panelling with wood cornice. In
the rear wall a C16 doorway with Tudor-arched head and broach-stopped chamfered

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries Vol. V (4th Series) 1931-2.

Listing NGR: NZ0183277370

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Source: English Heritage

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