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Rebellion House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ponteland, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0287 / 55°1'43"N

Longitude: -1.7489 / 1°44'55"W

OS Eastings: 416151

OS Northings: 570494

OS Grid: NZ161704

Mapcode National: GBR JB79.54

Mapcode Global: WHC39.3VGS

Entry Name: Rebellion House

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Last Amended: 22 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370716

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238805

Location: Ponteland, Northumberland, NE20

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ponteland

Built-Up Area: Ponteland

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ponteland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 17 SE
17/314 Rebellion House
(formerly listed
27.8.52 as Cromwell House)


House. C16, altered early C17. Random rubble with walls 4 ft. thick. Welsh
slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 irregular bays. C20 panelled door in C17 Tudor-
arched surround with hoodmould. To left a small 2-light double.-chamfered window
with hoodmould. To right a similar C20 window. Small C20 window above.
Gabled roof with renewed end stacks.

Original lst-floor doorway, now a window, on left return; right of it a gun
loop with internal splay.

South (garden) side has two C20 mullioned windows, also a ventilation slit.
On first floor 3 small windows in old openings with old wood lintels.

Interior: on ground floor large C17 fireplace with finely moulded surround, the
lintel supported on moulded corbels. Old beams.

On 1st floor: huge C16 fireplace with old wood lintel on very large, rough,
rounded corbels; relieving arch over. Left of this the old wood lintel of the
lst-floor doorway, and the splayed gun loop. 2-bay upper-cruck roof with collar
beams, saddles and double ridge pieces.

The house was probably a C16 bastlehouse with accommodation extended to the
ground floor in the early-mid C17.

It has a traditional association with Cromwell who is said to have stayed here.

Listing NGR: NZ1615170494

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

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