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Sheraton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Alnwick, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4121 / 55°24'43"N

Longitude: -1.7087 / 1°42'31"W

OS Eastings: 418543

OS Northings: 613163

OS Grid: NU185131

Mapcode National: GBR J5HV.WR

Mapcode Global: WHC1K.Q7KD

Entry Name: Sheraton House

Listing Date: 25 August 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156308

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235673

Location: Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Alnwick

Built-Up Area: Alnwick

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Alnwick

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

1. CLAYPORT SQUARE
5330
Sheraton House
NU 1813 SE 1/211
II
2.
Set back from street and 'Clayport Square'. Dated 1846, attributed to Smith.
Gothick. Two storeys - a gabled centrepiece recessed between 3 storey embattled
octagonal side towers. Ashlar built. Pointed windows, glazing bar sashes - 3
in centre, one on outer facets of towers. Pointed labels 1st floor, Tudor labels
on ground floor. Foiled oculus in gable with date 1846. Cill strings below 1st
and 2nd floor windows. The Sheraton house facia obscures the former inscription
'United Presbyterian Church'. On the towers are set backs half way up, a narrow
square headed light 2nd floor with Tudor label and pointed window with moulded
head and Tudor label on 1st and ground floors. Two entrances - at sides of tower
- 4 centered arch headed doorways with Tudor labels and lodged doors. Interior:
adapted to warehouse retaining gallery and hammerbeam roof; fine newel staircase
in east tower. At rear; foiled oculus in gable, pointed arch windows on each side
one with pointed glazing and a lower projecting gable end with a vesca-shaped window.
At south-west end is a lower rubble building with 5 pointed windows and a hipped
roof.


Listing NGR: NU1854313163

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