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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042246
English Heritage Legacy ID: 237893
Location: Ancroft, Northumberland, TD15
Civil Parish: Ancroft
Built-Up Area: Haggerston
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Ancroft St Anne
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
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10/40 Rotunda at
22/12/69 Haggerston Castle
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
R. Norman Shaw : Andrew Saint : 1976.
Listing NGR: NU0418643670
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