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Thirston House with Attached Outbuildings and Courtyard Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Thirston, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2959 / 55°17'45"N

Longitude: -1.7075 / 1°42'26"W

OS Eastings: 418673

OS Northings: 600233

OS Grid: NU186002

Mapcode National: GBR J7J6.4D

Mapcode Global: WHC24.R43Y

Entry Name: Thirston House with Attached Outbuildings and Courtyard Wall

Listing Date: 20 October 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238214

Location: Thirston, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Thirston

Built-Up Area: Felton (Northumberland)

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Felton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

THIRSTON WEST THIRSTON
NU 10 SE
1/71 Thirston House with
20.10.69 attached outbuildings
and courtyard wall
GV II
House, c. 1820 by John Dobson for Newton family, altered and remodelled
internally in 1902. Ashlar, rear wing and outbuildings squared stone; grey
slate roof. L-plan, together with stable wing enclosing 3 sides of rear
courtyard. Entrance (south) front 2 storeys, 4 bays. 3 steps up to raised
platform in front of central Tuscan porch, distyle in antis with panelled
double doors. Flanking openings infilled and glazed in 1902. 12-pane sash
windows. Hipped roof with 2 stepped and corniced ridge stacks.
Left return: 4 bays with similar fenestration; added conservatory on-left,
To far left yard wall with square gate piers links to end of stable wing. Right
return (garden front) 4 bays and 1-storey right projection of 1902. Rear wing
slightly set back, 4 irregular bays, the first 3 with 1st floor added 1902.
Rear elevation of stable wing shows boarded loading door with re-used lintel
inscribed TD
1728.
Interior: Most fittings 1902, including panelled entrance hall with open-well
stair and good plaster ceiling.


Listing NGR: NU1867300233

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