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Otterburn Hall, Otterburn

Description: Otterburn Hall

Grade: II
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

Location: Otterburn, Northumberland NE19 1HF

Locality: Otterburn
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 1HF

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Listing Text

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

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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