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The Iron Rails

A Grade II Listed Building in Holy Island, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6713 / 55°40'16"N

Longitude: -1.7993 / 1°47'57"W

OS Eastings: 412724

OS Northings: 641993

OS Grid: NU127419

Mapcode National: GBR H2WV.8V

Mapcode Global: WHC05.BQG5

Entry Name: The Iron Rails

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237739

Location: Holy Island, Northumberland, TD15

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Holy Island

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Holy Island St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 1241 HOLY ISLAND MARYGATE
(North side)


12/30 The Iron Rails


GV II


House, formerly inn. Early C18. Rendered with painted ashlar door and window
surrounds. Welsh slate roof and brick chimneys. L-shaped.

2 storeys, 5 bays. 2 steps with flanking iron railings up to 4-panelled door in
raised surround. Wooden hood over on wood brackets. 4-pane sash windows in
raised surrounds. Steeply-pitched roof with kneelers, thin raised coping and
rebuilt end stacks.

Interior has panelled entrance hall, including one 2-panelled and two 6-panelled
doors. One ground-floor room has panelling of c.1700 with moulded wood cornice,
and fireplace with eared architrave and pulvinated frieze. C18 open-well
staircase with turned balusters.

lst-floor landing has 2 round-headed doors with fluted jambs and keystone.

lst-floor room has early C18 panelling with fluted pilasters, niche with fluted
keystone and shaped shelves, moulded wood cornice.


Listing NGR: NU1272441993

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