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Hethpool House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirknewton, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.5491 / 55°32'56"N

Longitude: -2.1663 / 2°9'58"W

OS Eastings: 389606

OS Northings: 628391

OS Grid: NT896283

Mapcode National: GBR F498.TM

Mapcode Global: WH9ZF.PSMB

Entry Name: Hethpool House

Listing Date: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042321

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237660

Location: Kirknewton, Northumberland, NE71

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Kirknewton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Kirknewton St Gregory

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


6/84 Hethpool House


House. 1919, dated on roundel in rear porch gable, by Cahill of Alnwick, on
site of, and incorporating some masonry from, a house built in 1687. Additions
of 1928 by Robert Mauchlin of Newcastle, for Sir Arthur Munro Sutherland.
Roughcast with ashlar dressings and Devonian slate roof. Arts-and-Crafts style.
2 storeys; double-span roof with projecting wing to rear and later round tower
attached on right.

Original building 6 bays. Doorway in 2nd bay: glazed door in large gabled porch
with round-arched entry and sundial in gable. 12-pane sash windows in raised
surrounds. To left a high projecting round tower with similar windows, shield
with Sutherland coat of arms and conical roof. A second lower rounded projection
adjoins left side of this tower and has a conical pent roof. Similar decoration
to rear and, in rear wing, a doorway with moulded surround and lintel dated 1687.

Interior: contemporary restrained Arts-and-Crafts style with massive rough
beams, early-C18 style fireplaces and staircase with turned balusters.

Listing NGR: NT8960628391

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