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Acomb High House

A Grade II Listed Building in Acomb, Northumberland

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239774

Location: Acomb, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

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

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Listing Text

ACOMB ACOMB VILLAGE
NY 9366 (South side)
18/14
Acomb High House

II

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,
brick stacks.

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
I
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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