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Linden House, Humshaugh

Description: Linden House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 240014

OS Grid Reference: NY9181871426
OS Grid Coordinates: 391818, 571426
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0373, -2.1295

Location: Burn Lane, Humshaugh, Northumberland NE46 4AG

Locality: Humshaugh
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 4AG

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Listing Text

NY 9171 (South side)

12/255 Linden House


House. Pair of C16/C17 bastles, remodelled in C18, further altered and rear
wing built in later C19. Rubble, large in parts, with cut dressings; Welsh
slate roof. T plan.

South elevation 2 storeys + attics, 5 irregular bays. Gabled centre has canted
bay with 2 windows over and 1 to attic, all with 4-pane sashes; upper windows
in raised stone surrounds with panelled jambs. Left part has similar canted
bay and half-glazed double doors in moulded surround; 4-pane sash and 2 plate-
glass sashes to 1st floor, in raised stone surrounds with panelled jambs.
Right part has French window and 12-pane sashes, all in chamfered surrounds.
Coped gables with moulded kneelers; stepped and corniced end and 2 ridge stacks.

Returns each show outlines of earlier lower gables, that to right with blocked
stone-surround doors. Rear elevation shows projecting central wing with windows
in raised stone surrounds with panelled jambs; to left C18 outshut with various
sash windows, to right blocked 1st-floor window in old chamfered surround.

Interior: west and centre parts of main block show walls over 1 metre thick.

The south elevation displays masonry of at least 6 constructional phases, with
a variety of different fabric and quoin types.

Listing NGR: NY9181871426

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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