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1 and 2, the Square, Blanchland

Description: 1 and 2, the Square

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 240402

OS Grid Reference: NY9655750354
OS Grid Coordinates: 396557, 550354
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8480, -2.0551

Location: Clap Shaw, Blanchland, Northumberland DH8 9SR

Locality: Blanchland
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: DH8 9SR

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Listing Text

NY 9650
24/35 Nos. 1 and 2


Pair of houses: part of monastic outer court range, remodelled and extended to
rear mid-C18. Rubble with tooled dressings; stone slate roof. Front elevation
2 storeys, 5 bays, irregular. Renewed doors in bays 2 and 3, the former in
chamfered surround. Renewed 12-pane sashes in bay 5 and ground floor bay 4, C20
windows in bay 1. In bay 2 the remains of a blocked shouldered arch with small
chamfered window to right. Brick right end stack. Rear elevation shows parallel
gabled C18 block at rear of No. 2.
Interior: No. 1 has plain C18 fireplace with narrow-chamfered surround. No. 2:
C13 or C14 doorway (now to cupboard) in former rear wall, with chamfered shouldered
arch and drawbar tunnel in jamb. Stair in C18 rear extension has closed string,
stick balusters and moulded handrail. Old 4-panel doors with H hinges. Roof of
front section has 3 principal-rafter trusses with chamfered tiebeams.

Listing NGR: NY9655850354

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Source: English Heritage

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