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The Bathing House

A Grade II Listed Building in Longhoughton, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4508 / 55°27'2"N

Longitude: -1.5879 / 1°35'16"W

OS Eastings: 426165

OS Northings: 617512

OS Grid: NU261175

Mapcode National: GBR K5CD.0W

Mapcode Global: WHC1F.L826

Entry Name: The Bathing House

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237002

Location: Longhoughton, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Longhoughton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Howick St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 21 NE LONGHOUGHTON HOWICK

6/111 The Bathing House

GV II

Bathing House. c.1840 conversion of older cottage, for the Grey family.
Rubble ground floor with squared stone above; tooled-and-margined dressings
(in part cemented over). Welsh slate roof except for synthetic blue slates
on north pent part; terracotta chimney pots. 1 + 2 storeys, 3 bays. Centre
bay has boarded door in gabled porch with shouldered arch on left. 3-light
mullioned window with 3-pane casements; blocked 2-light window above. Deep
eaves on cast-iron brackets. Coped gables on elaborate moulded kneelers with
pyramid finials; end stacks with tall paired moulded terracotta pots (one at
right end missing). Single-storey pent-roofed left end bay has 4-pane
casement and small arched light. Single-storey right bay has blocked
chamfered slit. Right return shows 4-pane sash, in former 2-light mullioned
window, with gable slit above. Front to sea shows wide C20 ground-floor
window, below large tripartite sash with boarded apron.

Stonework especially dressings, much perished through wind erosion. Included
for historical interest and landscape value.

Listing NGR: NU2616517512

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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