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Cliff House and Cliffside, Kirkwhelpington

Description: Cliff House and Cliffside

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239620

OS Grid Reference: NY9961884365
OS Grid Coordinates: 399618, 584365
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1536, -2.0075

Location: Wits End, Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland NE19 2RS

Locality: Kirkwhelpington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 2RS

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Listing Text


7/85 Cliff House and


House now subdivided into 3. Early C19 with C18 core. Dressed stone with
ashlar door and window surrounds; ashlar porch and one gable end. Welsh slate
roof. 2 storeys. L-shaped with further small extension to rear. 3-bay front,
the left bay projecting. 6-panelled door with margined overlight in flat-topped
porch in angle of L. A second door, now a C20 French window with overlight, in
central bay has chamfered C18 surround heightened in C19.

Ground floor windows are 12-pane sashes. 1st floor windows are shorter 9-pane

Projecting bay has tall 12-pane sash with cyma-moulded cornice. Small window

Gabled roofs of quite steep pitch. Lean-to to rear. Ridged coping and kneelers.
One stone corniced ridge stack and 3 similar end stacks.

Interior has early C19 cast-iron staircase with clustered-shafted balusters and
wreathed handrail. 6-panelled doors and internal shutters.

C20 single-storey addition on left return and C20 lean-to conservatory on
front are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NY9961884365

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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