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Latitude: 55.0008 / 55°0'2"N
Longitude: -1.8255 / 1°49'31"W
OS Eastings: 411257
OS Northings: 567367
OS Grid: NZ112673
Mapcode National: GBR HBPM.K5
Mapcode Global: WHC3F.XKVQ
Entry Name: Rudchester
Listing Date: 27 August 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1154705
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238611
Location: Heddon-on-the-Wall, Northumberland, NE15
Civil Parish: Heddon-on-the-Wall
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Heddon-on-the-Wall St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 16 NW (South side, off)
House. Late C13 core, remodelled and extended late C18 and early C19. Dressed
stone with plinth. Welsh slate roof. L-plan with later buildings filling
re-entrant angle. Gothick style.
2 storeys, 4 bays. Half-glazed, Tudor-arched door with Gothick tracery in
moulded surroundwith quatrefoils in the corner blocks, cornice over. Pointed-
arched windows with intersecting glazing bars, those on ground floor in raised
surrounds. On 1st floor to left of door a small C14 window with cusped ogee
head. Hipped roof with banded ridge stacks.
On left return 3 bays. Pointed-arched windows with intersecting glazing bars
in raised surrounds with roll-moulded edges; the centre bay has blank panels
with similar surrounds.
Interior: Walls in rooms at south-east corner are c. 5 ft. thick. This part
was a tower; its parapet and a stone water spout remain in roof space; on ground
floor a large fireplace with moulded surround, the lintel carved with 2 shields
and 2 crocketed swags; on the 1st floor a C13 or C14 window embrasure with
Caernarvon lintel. Thick walling continues to west of tower. 6-panel doors
and shutters. Dining-room fireplace has early C19 fluted surround with the
mantelshelf supported by turned and fluted columns. Staircase with stick
Listing NGR: NZ1125767367
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