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Carrycoats Hall, Birtley

Description: Carrycoats Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239553

OS Grid Reference: NY9242279960
OS Grid Coordinates: 392422, 579960
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1140, -2.1203

Location: Birtley, Northumberland NE48 3JG

Locality: Birtley
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 3JG

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Listing Text


10/18 Carrycoats Hall


House. C16/C17, early C18 and 1830's. Oldest parts are random rubble, the
rest ashlar. Welsh slate roofs. 2 storeys. 3-bay front of 1830's with
rusticated quoins. Gabled and recessed centre bay has 6-panelled door with
overlight in possibly re-used C18 architrave. Moulded continuous cornice above
and panel with crest of Shafto family. Narrow flanking windows in architraves.
Outer bays have shallow square bay windows with 2-light windows in architraves.
12-pane sash to each light. First floor has 12-pane sashes with cornice and
architrave. 2-light window above door. Similar decoration on returns but rear
bay has C18 masonry and the remains of ground and 1st floor sill bands.

Older building incorporated in house to rear, possibly a bastle house, has walls
c3ft. to 3ft.6 inches. Also further C17 and C18 masonry. Various windows C18
and early C19.

Gabled roof with ridged coping,kneelers, ball finials and stone corniced ridge

Interior has early C18 staircase with broad handrail and turned balusters.
2-panelled and 6-panelled doors and several early C19 fireplaces.

Listing NGR: NY9242279960

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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