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Humshaugh House, Humshaugh

Description: Humshaugh House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 240025

OS Grid Reference: NY9207871538
OS Grid Coordinates: 392078, 571538
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0383, -2.1255

Location: Humshaugh, Northumberland NE46 4AT

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

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Listing Text

NY 9271 (North side)

13/266 Humshaugh House


House. Early C18 incorporating medieval or C16 fabric, enlarged to rear in
later C18. Brick front and rear, west end rubble, east end rendered; ashlar
rusticated quoins, dressings and cornice. Graduated Lakeland slate roof, stone
stacks. South elevation 2 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical. Brick in irregular,
largely stretcher, bond. Plinth, sill bands, 1st floor band, modillion eaves
cornice. Central renewed glazed door with patterned fanlight, in eared
architrave with pulvinated frieze,cornice and pediment. Plate-glass sash
windows with wedge lintels cut to represent alternately-raised voussoirs;
ground floor sill band steped down beneath sills. Overlapped-slab coping to
gables, with rebuilt end stacks. Left return shows rear quoins of early C18
house with blocked stone-surround doorway above, beneath roof weathering of
removed structure.

Rear elevation similar to front, brick in English garden wall bond 1 and 3.
Doorway in eared architrave in porch which has renewed door flanked by rusticated
pilasters with moulded bases; moulded cornice with pediment, later infill,
rendered, to sides.

Interior renewed after serious fire in 1969. Central spine wall, rear wall of
early C18 house, 1.2 metre thick; probably remnant of an earlier defensible
structure. At one time known as the Manor House.

Listing NGR: NY9207871538

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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