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Old Hollinside, Whickham

Description: Old Hollinside

Grade: I
Date Listed: 1 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 303886

OS Grid Reference: NZ1855759920
OS Grid Coordinates: 418557, 559920
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9336, -1.7119

Location: Clockburn Lonnen, Newcastle upon Tyne NE16 5BA

Locality: Whickham
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE16 5BA

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Old Hollinside Fortified Hall House, Whickham, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

Listing Text

(south side)
Old Hollinside

Fortified Manor House. Possibly C13. Sandstone rubble; coursed squared
sandstone lower part. Quoins, larger in lower sections. Plan: hall
with small chamber at south-west, larger chambers at south-east and north-
east flanking entrance. Evidence of 2 storeys; 3 bays. East elevation:
flat lintel and alternate block jambs to empty entrance under lintel, with
rectangular window at first floor, recessed behind tall 2-centred arch under
turret. Passage behind entrance may have contained stair. Small rectangular
window at right of south-east chamber. South elevation shows 2 windows at
ground floor and 1 at right with chamfered stone lintels and sills with
irregular jambs. 2-light 2-centred-arched window at first floor west has
plate tracery with vesica between light heads. North elevation has small
rectangular window at ground floor and larger rectangular window at first
floor; stone drain at right. Interior shows corbels in south wall above
window level. North-east chamber has barrel vault running north south. Empty
and roofless at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ1855759920

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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