Description: Otterburn Hall
Date Listed: 18 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 239705
OS Grid Reference: NY8838094333
OS Grid Coordinates: 388380, 594333
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2431, -2.1843
OTTERBURN OTTERBURN HALL
NY 89 SE
25/45 Otterburn Hall
Country house, now hotel. 1870 for Lord James Douglas. Porch added and
entrance front altered 1905 for Sir Charles Morrison-Bell. Billiard room
added, and remodelled internally after a fire in 1930. Brick in Flemish bond
with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof. Tudor style, irregular plan.
Entrance front 2 storeys, 5 bays and projecting 3-storey gabled right bay.
In 2nd bay large 2-storey porch with pointed-arched doorway flanked by
diagonal buttresses with offsets. Above a crest with a bird in a high-relief
Baroque wreath, above that a face and swags. On 1st floor 4-light mullioned
window, cornice with grotesque carvings and Tudor roses, gargoyles at the
angles. Irregular centre 3 bays have large mullioned-and-transomed windows
of 3, 4 and 8 lights, the latter an extruded bay. Cross-gabled right bay has
mullioned-and-transomed cross windows and a 4-light window on 2nd floor.
Decorative Baroque-style rainwater heads. Parapet front to main part.
Elsewhere gabled roofs and tall brick stacks with stone cornices.
Large conservatory to rear with lean-to roofs around a taller, rectangular
central section with hipped roof.
Late C20 extension to rear not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NY8838094333
Source: English Heritage
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