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Latitude: 54.9933 / 54°59'35"N
Longitude: -2.1052 / 2°6'18"W
OS Eastings: 393364
OS Northings: 566532
OS Grid: NY933665
Mapcode National: GBR FBRP.0T
Mapcode Global: WHB25.MRQD
Entry Name: Acomb High House
Listing Date: 24 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1153915
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239774
Location: Acomb, Northumberland, NE46
Civil Parish: Acomb
Built-Up Area: Acomb
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: St John Lee
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
ACOMB ACOMB VILLAGE
NY 9366 (South side)
Acomb High House
House. Late C17 with new front block added in early C19 ('recently enlarged'
in 1823) and further alterations c.1870. Front tooled stone with raised
tooled-and-margined quoins and dressings, rear coursed rubble with roughly-
shaped quoins. Welsh slate roofs on early C19 parts, stone slates on rear wing,
Front in 2 sections. Main part 2 storeys, 4 bays. Plinth, sill bands. C20
gabled porch, in bay 3; 12-pane sash windows. Coped gables with end stacks.
Lower part to left has 2 doorways in old surrounds, probably re-set; that to far
left has chamfer, stepped on lintel dated 1694 with initials T A.
Rear elevation 2 storeys, 3 + 3 bays. Taller left part has central 6-panel door
under leaded latticed overlight in raised alternating-block surround, inside
C20 porch; late C19 2- and 3-light casement windows. Coped gables with moulded
kneelers, end stacks rebuilt on old bases. Lower right part shows similar
fenestration. Left return shows blocked chamfered light to 1st floor.
C20 porches not of interest.
Listing NGR: NY9336466532
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