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Description: Wellington Inn
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 240418
OS Grid Reference: NZ0183061460
OS Grid Coordinates: 401830, 561460
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9478, -1.9729
BROOMHAUGH AND RIDING A 695 Riding Mill
22/51 Wellington Inn
Inn, formerly house, dated 1660 with initials T.B. on lintel. Altered late
C18 and extended to east c.1812. Stone, mostly rendered, with raised quoins
and dressings; slate roof. 3 storeys, 4 bays. Earlier 3-bay part to left
has right-of-centre panelled double doors in hollow-chamfered surround; dated
lintel with arms of Errington impaling Carnaby, hollow-chamfered hoodmoulds.
Flanking C20 casements in old openings with similar hoodmoulds. Upper floors
have 12-pane sashes with raised lintels and sills. Right (east) bay has
margined sash with blocked door to left; similar window above and paired
8-pane sashes to 2nd floor, all windows in raised and tooled surrounds. Coped
gables, stepped and corniced left end and ridge stacks. 4-step mounting block
to left of door. C20 single-storey extension to far right, not of interest.
2-storey outshut to rear, altered fenestration.
Interior much altered. 2 C17 fireplaces on 1st floor; flat-pointed arches
in square frames, wave-moulded surrounds.
Built as The Riding House by Thomas Errington, postmaster of Newcastle under
the Commonwealth (initials on door lintel recut by Thomas Browell, a later
tenant). In 1673 the scene of alleged witches' gatherings.
Listing NGR: NZ0183061460
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Source: English Heritage
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