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Humshaugh House

A Grade II Listed Building in Humshaugh, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0383 / 55°2'17"N

Longitude: -2.1255 / 2°7'31"W

OS Eastings: 392078

OS Northings: 571538

OS Grid: NY920715

Mapcode National: GBR FBL5.MQ

Mapcode Global: WHB1Z.BM3F

Entry Name: Humshaugh House

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240025

Location: Humshaugh, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Humshaugh

Built-Up Area: Humshaugh

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Humshaugh St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

HUMSHAUGH HUMSHAUGH VILLAGE
NY 9271 (North side)

13/266 Humshaugh House

GV II

House. Early C18 incorporating medieval or C16 fabric, enlarged to rear in
later C18. Brick front and rear, west end rubble, east end rendered; ashlar
rusticated quoins, dressings and cornice. Graduated Lakeland slate roof, stone
stacks. South elevation 2 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical. Brick in irregular,
largely stretcher, bond. Plinth, sill bands, 1st floor band, modillion eaves
cornice. Central renewed glazed door with patterned fanlight, in eared
architrave with pulvinated frieze,cornice and pediment. Plate-glass sash
windows with wedge lintels cut to represent alternately-raised voussoirs;
ground floor sill band steped down beneath sills. Overlapped-slab coping to
gables, with rebuilt end stacks. Left return shows rear quoins of early C18
house with blocked stone-surround doorway above, beneath roof weathering of
removed structure.

Rear elevation similar to front, brick in English garden wall bond 1 and 3.
Doorway in eared architrave in porch which has renewed door flanked by rusticated
pilasters with moulded bases; moulded cornice with pediment, later infill,
rendered, to sides.

Interior renewed after serious fire in 1969. Central spine wall, rear wall of
early C18 house, 1.2 metre thick; probably remnant of an earlier defensible
structure. At one time known as the Manor House.


Listing NGR: NY9207871538

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