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The Rectory, Attached Archway and Rear Yard Walls with Outshuts

A Grade II Listed Building in Simonburn, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0568 / 55°3'24"N

Longitude: -2.2044 / 2°12'15"W

OS Eastings: 387042

OS Northings: 573608

OS Grid: NY870736

Mapcode National: GBR F91Z.K2

Mapcode Global: WHB1Y.35K7

Entry Name: The Rectory, Attached Archway and Rear Yard Walls with Outshuts

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178407

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240833

Location: Simonburn, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Simonburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Simonburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 8773
(West side, off)
19/149 The Rectory,
20/10/52 attached archway
and rear yard walls
with outshuts

Former Rectory now private house; with archway and rear yard walls. Rear wing
with possibly re-set doorway dated 1666; 1725 front range built for Rev. Henry
Wastell; C19 additions and alterations. Ashlar sandstone front and rear wings;
squared rubble returns. Graduated green slate roofs and ashlar chimneys.
T-plan: front range with addition and archway on right return; of 2 builds at
right-angles on rear of front range; yard walls and outshuts on rear and side
of wing.

3-storey, 5-bay front has plinth and raised quoins. Segmental-headed windows
have surrounds and aprons with banded rustication. Central pair of 3-panel
doors and 3-pane overlight. 8-pane sashes with thick glazing bars on first
floor; replaced 12-pane sashes elsewhere. Steep hipped roof with swept eaves.
2 stacks rise from rear wall. C19 stone bay window on left return. Single-
storey, 2-bay addition with pitched roof and corniced stack and section of
flat-coped wall with elliptical archway on right return. Rear wing: 2-storey,
3-bay section has horse-mounting block, replaced sashes and a round-arched
stair window; lower 2-storey, 2-bay section incorporates a moulded Tudor-arched
doorway with Latin inscription to Rev. Major Allgood and date 1666. Flat-coped
yard walls with quadrant ramp on side of rear section. 3 linked single-storey
outshuts across rear.

Interior greatly altered in C19. Front range: 2, 4 and 6-panel doors in
architraves; 3-panel internal window shutters; several small chamfered stone
fireplaces on top floor. Open-well staircase, of 3 flights plus landing rail,
in rear wing has ramped handrail on stick balusters.

Listing NGR: NY8704273608

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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