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Surrey House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wooler, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5258 / 55°31'32"N

Longitude: -1.9962 / 1°59'46"W

OS Eastings: 400335

OS Northings: 625786

OS Grid: NU003257

Mapcode National: GBR G4HJ.MZ

Mapcode Global: WH9ZQ.9CNP

Entry Name: Surrey House

Listing Date: 21 September 1951

Last Amended: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237641

Location: Wooler, Northumberland, NE71

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Wooler

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ilderton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 02 NW ILDERTON HAUGH HEAD


9/65 Surrey House
21/9/51 (formerly listed as
Haugh Head House in
North Middleton CP)

II


House. Mid C18, possibly with earlier core. Ashlar facade. Dressed stone
elsewhere. Pantiled roof. 2 storeys. Main block 3 bays with lean-to on
west side, projecting west wing and irregular additions to rear.

Central 6-panelled door with high 4-paned overlight. 12-pane sash windows.
Steeply-pitched gabled roof with reverse-stepped gables and rebuilt end stacks.

West wing, projecting on right, formerly 2 storeys and 3 bays, now roofless and
derelict. Central 2-leaf harr-hung door.

Left return reveals older masonry, especially in lower courses.

Rear facade is irregular and picturesque with 2-storey lean-to on left and
3 other lean-tos, all of varying heights with pantiled roofs.

Interior: Staircase with stick balusters, turned newels and ramped handrail.
Large 6-panelled doors in broad architraves. Two rooms have pronounced Ionic
modillion cornices and dado rails.

Said to be on site of, and partly incorporating masonry of house in which the
Earl of Surrey stayed before the Battle of Flodden.

Was, at one stage, a coaching inn called the George and Dragon.


Listing NGR: NU0033525786

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

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