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Highgreen Manor, Tarset

Description: Highgreen Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239749

OS Grid Reference: NY8085391052
OS Grid Coordinates: 380853, 591052
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2133, -2.3024

Location: Tarset, Northumberland NE48 1RP

Locality: Tarset
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 1RP

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Listing Text

NY 89 SW
24/88 Highgreen Manor


Country house with 2 cottages attached to rear. c.1885 extended 1894 for Mr.
Morrison Bell. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof.

In 2 sections.

To left the older section: 2 storeys, 5 bays. 3-bay centre has central gabled
porch and paired sash windows with stepped and castellated gables over each
bay. End bays are round towers; they have corbel tables and ashlar parapets
with slit windows and blank recesses in raised moulded surrounds; moulded
cornices and tall conical roofs with swept eaves and lead finials. Elsewhere
hipped roofs with tall corniced stacks.

Addition to right L-plan. Recessed linking section to left has part-glazed
door with mullioned overlight; above 5 small 6-pane casements in raised
moulded surrounds. Projecting right bay has 4-light window on ground floor;
on 1st floor a canted oriel window on moulded corbel with shield incribed
C 1894 L Flanking the oriel 2 carved panels in foliage frames, to right the
W B M.
Morrison Bell crest, to left a bell. Above the oriel a gable flanked by
chimneys with a pronounced batter.

Interior: Stone fireplace with moulded mantelshelf and large segmental
overpanel bearing Morrison Bell crest, all set in aedicule with pilasters
and modillion cornice.

Listing NGR: NY8085391052

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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