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Description: Eltringham House
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239488
OS Grid Reference: NZ0736062761
OS Grid Coordinates: 407360, 562761
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9594, -1.8866
NZ 06 SE PRUDHOE ELTRINGHAM
18/133 Eltringham House
House. C16 core, altered and extended late C17 or early C18. Refronted and
altered c1790. Further additions and alterations c1880. Ashlar facade and
dressings. Large random rubble in older parts, random rubble elsewhere.
Welsh slate roof. T-shaped with later C19 additions to both sides of rear
wing. Front block has walls c4 feet thick. 2 storeys plus attic. 3-bay
front has central 6-panelled door and fanlight with intersecting glazing bars
in doorcase with Tuscan columns, and open pediment. Ground floor windows are
late C19 canted bays. Central 1st floor window in swept shouldered architrave,
other 1st floor windows plain; margined sashes. Ground and 1st floor sill
bands and ground floor lintel band. Moulded cornice breaks forward over central
window. Plain parapet. 2 dormer windows. Right return has blocked ground-floor
doorway, probably a bastle door with rounded jambs and triangular head. Also
similar blocked 1st floor doorway and old, roughly-arched wood relieving beam
to former fireplace. Rear wing has tall round-arched staircase window with
intersecting glazing bars, and flat raised surround with fluted keystone. Rear
of house now appears largely late C19. Gabled roofs with steep pitches, flat
coping and kneelers to older parts. Stone gable and ridge stacks.
Interior has late C18 stair with finely-moulded handrail and turned newels,
six-panelled doors and internal shutters. Roof of old part has curved oak
principals with ridge piece and old purlins. The collars were removed in C19
to create attics.
Listing NGR: NZ0736062761
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Source: English Heritage
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