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Roddam Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Roddam, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4781 / 55°28'41"N

Longitude: -1.9615 / 1°57'41"W

OS Eastings: 402532

OS Northings: 620473

OS Grid: NU025204

Mapcode National: GBR G5R3.42

Mapcode Global: WH9ZX.VK4S

Plus Code: 9C7WF2HQ+6C

Entry Name: Roddam Hall

Listing Date: 21 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042364

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237562

Location: Roddam, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Roddam

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ilderton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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7/98 Roddam Hall

21.9.51 11

Country House. Early C18. Wings added 1768-83 by Lancelot Coxon for Edward
Roddam. Ashlar. Welsh slate renewed hipped roof; also some re-used local slate.
5-bay centre formerly 2½ storeys, lowered to 2 storeys in 1970's. One-bay links
to wings which project to form a courtyard. Centre block has rusticated quoins,
renewed 12-pane sashes in architraves and a mid-C19 porch with pedimented doorway,
rusticated quoins and cornice. Wings 5 bays, 1:3:1. Projecting 3-bay centres with
rusticated quoins. 1½ storeys. Windows in architraves. Right and left, on ground
floor blank, elliptical arches rising from imposts. A window or door in each arch.
The ends of the wings have pedimented gables. Later 3-bay extension, formerly a
coach house, on left.

Garden front similar in style with pedimented wings and architraves to all windows.
Doorway with pediment, Tuscan columns and triglyph frieze. Corniced stone chimney

Inside much changed but mainly with re-used material. Many original doors and
window reveals, and one good late C18 wood fireplace with Adam-style columns and
a frieze of rustic scenes and sea shells presumably designed for Admiral Roddam.

In former kitchen, now the garage, a dog's treadmill for turning the spit. Wooden
with many little turned balusters.

Rainwater heads, one dated 1783.

Northumberland County History Vol. XIV

Listing NGR: NU0253220473

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