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Howick Hall West Wing

A Grade II* Listed Building in Longhoughton, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.451 / 55°27'3"N

Longitude: -1.6103 / 1°36'37"W

OS Eastings: 424744

OS Northings: 617527

OS Grid: NU247175

Mapcode National: GBR K56D.5S

Mapcode Global: WHC1F.78F1

Entry Name: Howick Hall West Wing

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237008

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 2417 LONGHOUGHTON HOWICK HALL

16/117 Howick Hall
west wing

GV II*

Kitchen wing and service buildings. 1782 by William Newton for Sir Henry
Grey, altered and converted to house in later C20. Main block ashlar, other
parts ashlar and squared stone; roof slopes to courtyard largely graduated
Lakeland slate, other slopes Welsh slate. Plan: Rectangular main block with
ranges around courtyard on north.

South front of main block 2 storeys, 1 + 3 + 1 bays. Plinth, ground floor
impost string, 1st floor band. Blind arcade to ground floor. Slightly-
projecting centre has 12-pane sashes on ground floor, the central converted
to French window; similar windows above. Modillion cornice and pediment.
Left end blocked ground-floor window with 12-pane sash above; right end ground
floor behind attached wing; sash above. Some sashes renewed. Hipped roof;
centre belfry has round arch with imposts and plain flanking pilasters above
moulded roundels with hoodmould continued as string. Pyramidal slated roof
with weathervane. Left return 1 + 3 + 1 bays with slightly-projecting
pedimented centre. Sill bands. Ground floor 15-pane sashes lengthened to cut
sill band; 12-pane sashes above. Late C19 or C20 single-storey wing to left
has paired 15-pane sashes in end, two single sashes on inner return and hipped
roof. Right return similar to left except that all windows are renewed
12-pane sashes.

Elevations to courtyard: 7-bay main block remodelled late C20 with central
arched doorway and small-paned sashes. West range 2 storeys 3 + 4 + 3 bays;
taller central part, set forward, has central arch with flush-panelled double
doors and radial fanlight; renewed 12-pane sashes with 6-pane sashes in flat-
topped half-dormers above; end stacks. Flanking parts have doorway in end
bays and 6-pane sashes. Single-storey 2-bay centre part of north range has
rusticated quoins and central arch with vertical-panelled double doors under
radial fanlight; flanking altered windows. Coped gables with stepped-and-
banded end stacks. On east side a pedimented central gateway with rusticated
quoins and elliptical arch, between pent outbuildings (that on right remodelled
C20) backing onto tall wall.

Listing NGR: NU2474417527

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