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Hetton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chatton, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5598 / 55°33'35"N

Longitude: -1.9351 / 1°56'6"W

OS Eastings: 404193

OS Northings: 629573

OS Grid: NU041295

Mapcode National: GBR G4X4.VS

Mapcode Global: WH9ZK.7JS3

Entry Name: Hetton House

Listing Date: 21 September 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042415

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237476

Location: Chatton, Northumberland, NE71

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Chatton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Chatton with Chillingham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 02 NW CHATTON B6349

4/8 Hetton House
21/9/51
11*

House. Mid C18 with older core. C19 range to right. Ashlar with Welsh slate
roof. Central staircase plan. 2 rooms deep. 2 storeys with attic. 5 bay facade.
All 12-pane sashes in architraves. Door with eared architrave, pulvinated frieze
and cornice. Rusticated quoins. Stone-coped gabled roof with kneelers. 3 hipped
dormers, tripartite left and right, single light in centre. Gable-end stacks,
stone bases then brick with modillions. Older masonry to rear. Arched staircase
window with flat imposts, keystone and thick glazing bars.

Inside several mid C18 panelled rooms with modillion cornices especially the
hall, sitting room with an ornamented niche and the green room where the fireplace
is flanked by room-height Ionic columns and elaborate niches; plain fireplace
with bolection moulding. Handsome mid-C18 staircase with 2 alternately twisted
and fluted balusters to a tread and moulded handrail.

Northumberland County History Vol X1V


Listing NGR: NU0419329573

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