Description: Newton House Attached Outbuilding and Garden Walls
Date Listed: 6 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 327538
OS Grid Reference: NZ8870803953
OS Grid Coordinates: 488708, 503953
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4233, -0.6343
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ESKDALESIDE-CUM-UGGLEBARNBY FALLING FOSS,
NZ 80 SE
9/66 Newton House, attached
6.10.69 outbuilding and garden
Small country house, and garden walls. c.1800 with late C19 and C20
alteration. Herringbone-tooled sandstone on plinth, with bordered
herringbone-tooled lintels. Slate roofs. Herringbone-tooled garden
walls. Central-stairhall plan, two rooms deep, with flanking crosswings.
Entrance front: 2-storey, 3-window centre range flanked by 2-storey,
2-window projecting crosswings: 1-storey lean-to outbuilding at right.
6-panel door in pilastered doorcase in Roman Doric prostyle porch with
triglyph frieze and moulded cornice. All centre range and right crosswing
windows are 12-pane sashes, including inserted window at left end of
centre range. Left crosswing windows are 4-pane sashes. Ground floor
sillband to centre range; stone sills to remaining windows. Raised first
floor and eaves bands. All roofs hipped. Outbuilding has plank door
beneath plain lintel, coped gable and shaped kneeler. Garden front: 2-
storey, 5-window centre range flanked by 2-storey, 2-window crosswings:
concave garden walls attached on each side. 4-panel, half-glazed door
beneath console cornice hood in projecting flat-roofed porch. Centre
range and left crosswing windows are 12-pane sashes. Ground floor of
right crosswing has 3-window canted bay with 4-pane sashes; 4-pane sashes
on first floor. Other details repeat those on entrance front.
Garden walls of varying heights, stepped up and raked in places, with flat
coping. Single opening in right wall has round arch of radiating
voussoirs. Three openings in left wall, with herringbone-tooled lintel,
elliptical arch of voussoirs and round arch of radiating voussoirs.
Interior: closed-string, open-well staircase with slender, spindle
balusters and moulded, ramped-up handrail. In rear room to right of
entrance passage, double-arched fireplace survives.
Listing NGR: NZ8870803953
Source: English Heritage
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