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Description: Whickam Park
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303892
OS Grid Reference: NZ2106261363
OS Grid Coordinates: 421062, 561363
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9465, -1.6727
NZ 2161 SW WHICKHAM FRONT STREET (north side)
House now 4 separate dwellings. Mid C18. Ashlar with plinth; roof of
graduated Westmorland slate has flat stone gable coping. 2 storeys, 5 windows.
Inserted sash window in central doorway with architrave, frieze and cornice
hood. All windows have C19 sashes with lintels cut in imitation of voussoirs,
moulded stone sills; wood reveals to those on first floor. First floor string,
eaves cornice, blocking course. C19, one-storey canted bay at right has
similar sash windows to those of main house, under moulded, coped parapet
with slits. Left return has C19 2-storey square bay and C19 porch. Interior
not inspected. Historical note: early C19 alterations and additions by
Jasper Harrison; 1825-31 residence of Charles Attwood, ironmaster and
political reformer. Source: W. Bourn, Annals of the Parish of Whickham,
Listing NGR: NZ2106261363
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Source: English Heritage
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