Description: Cross House East and Cross House West
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 239954
OS Grid Reference: NY9902764477
OS Grid Coordinates: 399027, 564477
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9749, -2.0167
CORBRIDGE PRINCES STREET
NY 9964 (West side)
22/193 Cross House East
and Cross House West
Pair of houses, 1754 for Eliezer Birch. Squared stone with tooled dressings;
Welsh slate roof with stacks heightened in yellow brick. 3 storeys,
2 + 2 + 2 bays. Pedimented centre set slightly forward; 1st and 2nd floor sill
bands, modillion eaves cornice. Bays flanking centre have renewed doors,
that to left in architrave with pediment, that to right in renewed Gibbs
surround. 4-pane sash windows in raised stone surrounds, corniced on lower
floors of centre. Coped gables with moulded kneelers; stepped-and-corniced
end and central ridge stacks. Returns show small casement attic windows.
Contemporary outshut to rear with altered fenestration.
Interior: remodelled later C19. Old chamfered fireplace in kitchen at rear
of Cross House East.
Listing NGR: NY9902764477
Source: English Heritage
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