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Coquet House

A Grade II Listed Building in Warkworth, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.347 / 55°20'49"N

Longitude: -1.6087 / 1°36'31"W

OS Eastings: 424914

OS Northings: 605949

OS Grid: NU249059

Mapcode National: GBR K66M.J2

Mapcode Global: WHC1T.8V6T

Entry Name: Coquet House

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237148

Location: Warkworth, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Warkworth

Built-Up Area: Warkworth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Warkworth St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 2405 WARKWORTH THE BUTTS
(West side)
22/257 Coquet House

II

House and attached outbuildings. Early C18 remodelled c.1822. Squared stone;
Welsh slate roof with one stack rebuilt in orange brick. Irregular parallelogram
in plan. 2 storeys, 3 windows. Left-of-centre renewed panelled door with
5-pane overlight. Left two renewed 12-pane sashes; right blocked doorway and
two similar windows, one inserted in a second blocked door. All ground-floor
windows have keyed supra-lintels. Large upper windows with timber lintels,
holding paired 8-pane sashes. Coped gables; end stacks, left rebuilt on old
base.

Left return shows 4-pane attic casement and 1-bay early C19 wing raised on C18
outshut. Right return shows boarded attic window and attached outbuildings
to right. Rear elevation: 12-pane sash stair window, in outshut, and 2 similar
windows in gable end of C19 wing on right. Attached outbuilding range on left
has inner return with boarded door, boarded double doors under timber lintel,
9-pane casement and boarded door with 4-pane overlight.

Interior: 6-panel doors and panelled shutters throughout. Open-well stone
stair, brought from Brandenburgh House London c.1822, has wrought-iron
anthemion-pattern balustrade, wreathed and moulded handrail and curtail step.
Early C19 cast-iron fireplaces.

Historical note: Said to have been built for the Duke's fisherman. Early C19
remodelling perhaps by Mr. John Forster who bought fittings from Brandenburgh
House to Warkworth House (now Warkworth House Hotel, q.v.).

Listing NGR: NU2491405949

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