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Description: Rebellion House
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 238805
OS Grid Reference: NZ1615170494
OS Grid Coordinates: 416151, 570494
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0287, -1.7489
PONTELAND HIGH CALLERTON
NZ 17 SE
17/314 Rebellion House
27.8.52 as Cromwell House)
House. C16, altered early C17. Random rubble with walls 4 ft. thick. Welsh
slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 irregular bays. C20 panelled door in C17 Tudor-
arched surround with hoodmould. To left a small 2-light double.-chamfered window
with hoodmould. To right a similar C20 window. Small C20 window above.
Gabled roof with renewed end stacks.
Original lst-floor doorway, now a window, on left return; right of it a gun
loop with internal splay.
South (garden) side has two C20 mullioned windows, also a ventilation slit.
On first floor 3 small windows in old openings with old wood lintels.
Interior: on ground floor large C17 fireplace with finely moulded surround, the
lintel supported on moulded corbels. Old beams.
On 1st floor: huge C16 fireplace with old wood lintel on very large, rough,
rounded corbels; relieving arch over. Left of this the old wood lintel of the
lst-floor doorway, and the splayed gun loop. 2-bay upper-cruck roof with collar
beams, saddles and double ridge pieces.
The house was probably a C16 bastlehouse with accommodation extended to the
ground floor in the early-mid C17.
It has a traditional association with Cromwell who is said to have stayed here.
Listing NGR: NZ1615170494
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Source: English Heritage
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