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Bywell House, Bywell

Description: Bywell House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 239830

OS Grid Reference: NZ0486661611
OS Grid Coordinates: 404866, 561611
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9491, -1.9255

Location: Bywell, Northumberland NE43 7AD

Locality: Bywell
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE43 7AD

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Listing Text

NZ 0461
23/69 Bywell House
(Nos. 1-4
20.10.52 consecutive)


House, in multiple occupancy. Main block early C19, south wing mid C19, north
wing 1890 but C18 parts incorporated to rear. Front squared stone with ashlar
dressings, wings ashlar; left return and rear coursed roughly-squared stone,
right return snecked tooled stone. Stone slate roof except for Welsh slates on
south wing.

Front in 3 parts: centre 2 storeys, 4 bays. In second bay 3 steps (with
incised marks showing flood levels) up to 6-panel door with 3-pane overlight in
architrave with cornice broken forward at ends; 1855 flood mark on left jamb.
12-pane sash windows in architraves, the lower with cornices. Broad square end
stacks have panelled corniced shafts. Flanking gabled wings have sash windows
(4-pane in left wing, 12-pane in right) in architraves with slits above; coped
gables with moulded kneelers and trefoil finials.

Left return shows 6-panel door with plain overlight; tripartite sash to left.
Right return shows similar doors flanking projecting bay with triple sash window;
3 12-pane sashes above. Rear elevation complicated: similar doors and various
sash windows; stepped and corniced stacks.

Interior: central pane of front door overlight has painted glass with White
Horse (building was once Inn). Open-string Geometrical stair with turned newel
at foot, stick balusters and swept moulded handrail. 6-panel doors.

Listing NGR: NZ0486561618

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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