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Latitude: 55.0756 / 55°4'32"N
Longitude: -2.2013 / 2°12'4"W
OS Eastings: 387244
OS Northings: 575700
OS Grid: NY872757
Mapcode National: GBR F92R.6B
Mapcode Global: WHB1R.5P0B
Entry Name: Park End
Listing Date: 15 April 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1045251
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240800
Location: Simonburn, Northumberland, NE48
Civil Parish: Simonburn
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Simonburn
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
SIMONBURN B 6320
NY 87 NE
(North side, off)
4/116 Park End
Country house. Late C18 centre with c.1830 flanking wings and c.1900 additions.
Dressed stone centre and ashlar additions; graduated green slate roofs and
dressed stone chimneys. Centre block with flanking wings at right-angles;
right wing projects further and has c.1900 extension on rear. 2-storey garden
front. 3-bay centre with sashes and doorway at right in raised surrounds.
Left wing has giant angle pilasters (rusticated on ground floor), corniced
string between storeys, 2-storey canted bay with replaced sashes in architraves
and entablature with deep cornice on brackets. Right wing is 2 bays wide and
has giant angle pilasters, canted ground-floor bay with 12-pane sashes in
architraves and balustraded parapet, 2 sashes above and a wide entablature.
Centre block has pitched roof. Left wing has hipped roof. Right wing has
steeply-pitched hipped roof and tripartite dormer with pediment over centre
light. Conjoined, cross-axial ridge stacks with corniced tops. Both wings
have 3-bay outer returns with similar details. Rear: centre block re-faced
and Venetian stair window added c.1830; 3-bay extension in similar style on
right wing; single-storey canted entrance bay with distyle Tuscan porch and
balustrated parapet added c.1900. Interior has late C19-early C20 fittings.
This building should not be confused with Little Park End (Item 4/115).
Listing NGR: NY8724475700
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