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Cheeseburn Grange

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stamfordham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0355 / 55°2'7"N

Longitude: -1.8547 / 1°51'16"W

OS Eastings: 409385

OS Northings: 571230

OS Grid: NZ093712

Mapcode National: GBR HBH6.8Q

Mapcode Global: WHC37.HP1K

Entry Name: Cheeseburn Grange

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370742

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238848

Location: Stamfordham, Northumberland, NE18

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Stamfordham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Stamfordham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 07 SE

15/361 Cheeseburn Grange

GV ll*

Country house. 1813 by John Dobson for Mr. Riddel. Older core. Large additions
on east side by J.A. Hanson c.1860 were demolished c.1973 under supervision of
P. Elphick. Ashlar with Lakeland slate roof. Tudor-Gothic style. 2 storeys
plus attics, 5 x 3 bay front block with 2 lower projecting wings to rear.

3-bay entrance side has taller castellated centre bay. Moulded plinth.
Castellated porch with Tudor-arched doorway. Above is a tall 5-light window
with 2 transoms, pointed-arched heads to lights, and hoodmould. Centre bay
flanked by buttresses which rise to form corniced turrets above central tower.
Flanking bays have tripartite windows under hoodmoulds. Addition to left of
one tall storey, one bay, has 3-light mullioned-and-transomed chapel window
with arched heads to lights. Tall parapet with 4-light pierced panels of Gothic
tracery above each bay. Hipped roof with octagonal ridge stacks of 5 conjoined
shafts with castellated tops.

Right return: 5 bays with tripartite windows in Tudor-arched recesses with
floating cornices. Boldly moulded top cornice. Similar parapet.

Interior: Open-well stair, the lower parts, possibly by Hanson, have twist
balusters and beasts on the newels; the upper part Dobson with little Gothick
pointed arches. Chapel by Dobson has panelled ceiling on 5 moulded Tudor
arches with decorative corbels; open-work Gothic reredos. Library has built-in
Gothic book shelves.

In the cellar, walling 8 ft. thick; also an early C17 doorway with multi-moulded
surround. Shallow, segmental iron-vaulted ceiling.

Listing NGR: NZ0938571230

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