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The Rectory, Attached Archway and Rear Yard Walls with Outshuts, Simonburn

Description: The Rectory, Attached Archway and Rear Yard Walls with Outshuts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 240833

OS Grid Reference: NY8704273608
OS Grid Coordinates: 387042, 573608
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0568, -2.2044

Location: Castle Lane, Simonburn, Northumberland NE48 3AP

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

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Listing Text

NY 8773
(West side, off)
19/149 The Rectory,
20/10/52 attached archway
and rear yard walls
with outshuts

Former Rectory now private house; with archway and rear yard walls. Rear wing
with possibly re-set doorway dated 1666; 1725 front range built for Rev. Henry
Wastell; C19 additions and alterations. Ashlar sandstone front and rear wings;
squared rubble returns. Graduated green slate roofs and ashlar chimneys.
T-plan: front range with addition and archway on right return; of 2 builds at
right-angles on rear of front range; yard walls and outshuts on rear and side
of wing.

3-storey, 5-bay front has plinth and raised quoins. Segmental-headed windows
have surrounds and aprons with banded rustication. Central pair of 3-panel
doors and 3-pane overlight. 8-pane sashes with thick glazing bars on first
floor; replaced 12-pane sashes elsewhere. Steep hipped roof with swept eaves.
2 stacks rise from rear wall. C19 stone bay window on left return. Single-
storey, 2-bay addition with pitched roof and corniced stack and section of
flat-coped wall with elliptical archway on right return. Rear wing: 2-storey,
3-bay section has horse-mounting block, replaced sashes and a round-arched
stair window; lower 2-storey, 2-bay section incorporates a moulded Tudor-arched
doorway with Latin inscription to Rev. Major Allgood and date 1666. Flat-coped
yard walls with quadrant ramp on side of rear section. 3 linked single-storey
outshuts across rear.

Interior greatly altered in C19. Front range: 2, 4 and 6-panel doors in
architraves; 3-panel internal window shutters; several small chamfered stone
fireplaces on top floor. Open-well staircase, of 3 flights plus landing rail,
in rear wing has ramped handrail on stick balusters.

Listing NGR: NY8704273608

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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