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Rotunda at Haggerston Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancroft, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6865 / 55°41'11"N

Longitude: -1.935 / 1°56'5"W

OS Eastings: 404186

OS Northings: 643670

OS Grid: NU041436

Mapcode National: GBR G2XP.WC

Mapcode Global: WH9YZ.7BVH

Entry Name: Rotunda at Haggerston Castle

Listing Date: 22 December 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237893

Location: Ancroft, Northumberland, TD15

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ancroft

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ancroft St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ANCROFT HAGGERSTON
NU 04 SW
10/40 Rotunda at
22/12/69 Haggerston Castle

GV II

Rotunda (along with the Tower, q.v.) forms the remains of a house
rebuilt 1893-7 by R. Norman Shaw for Thomas Leyland. The rest of the house
was demolished in 1933. Ashlar, roof not visible. Baroque style. One tall
storey. Pedimented doorway with Gibbs surround and pulvinated frieze. Large
9-pane fixed windows with projecting moulded sills and large triple keystones.
Above each window an oculus in architrave. Between each bay bold pilasters
with banded rustication.

Interior is also faced in ashlar and rusticated throughout. Attached giant
Tuscan columns support segmental arches with coffered soffits. Shallow domed
ceiling.

R. Norman Shaw : Andrew Saint : 1976.


Listing NGR: NU0418643670

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