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Holy Island Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9737 / 54°58'25"N

Longitude: -2.1055 / 2°6'19"W

OS Eastings: 393344

OS Northings: 564351

OS Grid: NY933643

Mapcode National: GBR FBQX.YV

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.M7LX

Entry Name: Holy Island Cottage

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239156

Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexham

Built-Up Area: Hexham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hexham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

5334 No 2
(Holy Island Cottage)
NY 9363 1/29 2.10.51.


Dated 1657. 2 storeys and attic. 4 windows 1st floor. Rubble with strings
over ground and 1st floors and kneelers to verges of slate roof. Beam ends
to floors exposed. Glazing bar windows 1st floor replacing former fenestration
which was similar to ground floor. Latter has 2,4,2 and 4 light mullioned windows.
2 gabled 4 light dormers with kneelers. Doorway right of centre, 4 centred
arched head with raised string. Lintel carved "T.K.B. over "1657". 3 later
brick chimneys. 2nd floor also lit from north gable end. Rear: steps to centre
of 1st floor. Interior: on ground floor in south room a very wide fireplace
with moulded reveals, lintel cracked and repaired. 3 upper crucks
on 2nd floor with peg supported purlins. Small door on 2nd floor with hammered
decorative patterns and moulding.

Nos 1 and 2 Holy Island form a group together with Nos 45 to 49 (odd) Gilesgate and
Giles Place (Nos 1 to 5) Giles Place (Nos 1 to 5) are of local interest.

Listing NGR: NY9334264356

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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