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Old Prior Manor and Prior Manor Cottage, Corbridge

Description: Old Prior Manor and Prior Manor Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 239960

OS Grid Reference: NY9882064832
OS Grid Coordinates: 398820, 564832
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9781, -2.0200

Location: Hippingstones Lane, Corbridge, Northumberland NE45 5HR

Locality: Corbridge
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE45 5HR

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Listing Text

NY 9864 (East side)

21/199 Old Prior Manor and
Prior Manor Cottage
20.10.52 (previously listed as
Old Rectory and cottage
occupied by W Johnson)


Pair of houses, mid-C17 but with earlier fabric in cottage; C18 and C19
alterations. Coursed rubble with roughly-shaped quoins, except for
massive squared quoins to cottage ground floor; cut dressings; cottage porch
old brick with squared stone front; Welsh slate roofs with old brick stacks.
House double-span with late C18/early C19 part to rear, cottage with rear
outshut of uncertain date.

South elevation in 2 sections, each 2 storeys, 3 bays. House to left has C20
glazed door in old moulded surround with flat-pointed head, sunk spandrels and
hoodmould; 12-pane sash windows with tooled lintels and sills: traces of
older openings alongside. Cottage to right has central porch with boarded
door in chamfered surround, under coped gable: paired 4-pane casements in former
2-light windows (only that over porch retains its mullion) with recessed and
chamfered surrounds and hoodmoulds. House has coped gables; stepped-and-banded
stacks at ends and between house and cottage.

Left return of house shows chamfered attic window. Right return of cottage
shows 6-pane casements (thelower, to stair, with old bars), blocked 2-light
attic window and 4-pane sash set in chamfered opening of former doorwayinto
rear outshut.

Interior: House retains 4 original fireplaces (one large) with moulded surrounds,
flat pointed arches and sunk spandrels. Cottage has boarded front door, within
porch, with flat-pointed head in chamfered square frame; simple C18 stone fire-
places; kitchen ceiling (in rear outshut) has stop-chamfered joists.

Also known as Prior Mains. Formerly Corbridge Rectory, held in the medieval
period by Carlisle Priory.

Listing NGR: NY9882064832

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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