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The Allgood Cottages, Wark

Description: The Allgood Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239514

OS Grid Reference: NY8597077038
OS Grid Coordinates: 385970, 577038
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0876, -2.2213

Location: 5 Church Lane, Wark, Northumberland NE48 3LF

Locality: Wark
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 3LF

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Listing Text


11/97 The Allgood Cottages

2 almshouses. Inscribed

The Gift of
George Allgood
October 1906

but dated 1908 on rainwater head. Ashlar with half-timbered gables and Lakeland slate
roof. Single-storey, semi-detached cottages. 6 bays in all. Plank doors in outer
bays then small-paned casement windows. The roof projects over these bays to form
porches, supported in corners by chamfered piers with broached angle buttresses. The 2
centre bays project under ½-timbered cross gables and have canted bay windows.
Between the bay windows is the date and inscription, beneath the Allgood crest, in a
panel framed by bolection moulding. Gabled roof with deep eaves. 2 rendered ridge
stacks with wide cornices.

Listing NGR: NY8597077038

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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