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Park End, Simonburn

Description: Park End

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 240800

OS Grid Reference: NY8724475700
OS Grid Coordinates: 387244, 575700
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0756, -2.2013

Location: 2 Park End Cottages, Simonburn NE48 3AA

Locality: Simonburn
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 3AA

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Listing Text

NY 87 NE
(North side, off)
4/116 Park End

Country house. Late C18 centre with c.1830 flanking wings and c.1900 additions.
Dressed stone centre and ashlar additions; graduated green slate roofs and
dressed stone chimneys. Centre block with flanking wings at right-angles;
right wing projects further and has c.1900 extension on rear. 2-storey garden
front. 3-bay centre with sashes and doorway at right in raised surrounds.
Left wing has giant angle pilasters (rusticated on ground floor), corniced
string between storeys, 2-storey canted bay with replaced sashes in architraves
and entablature with deep cornice on brackets. Right wing is 2 bays wide and
has giant angle pilasters, canted ground-floor bay with 12-pane sashes in
architraves and balustraded parapet, 2 sashes above and a wide entablature.
Centre block has pitched roof. Left wing has hipped roof. Right wing has
steeply-pitched hipped roof and tripartite dormer with pediment over centre
light. Conjoined, cross-axial ridge stacks with corniced tops. Both wings
have 3-bay outer returns with similar details. Rear: centre block re-faced
and Venetian stair window added c.1830; 3-bay extension in similar style on
right wing; single-storey canted entrance bay with distyle Tuscan porch and
balustrated parapet added c.1900. Interior has late C19-early C20 fittings.

This building should not be confused with Little Park End (Item 4/115).

Listing NGR: NY8724475700

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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