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Latitude: 55.0512 / 55°3'4"N
Longitude: -1.7427 / 1°44'33"W
OS Eastings: 416535
OS Northings: 572993
OS Grid: NZ165729
Mapcode National: GBR JB81.H3
Mapcode Global: WHC39.69DK
Plus Code: 9C7W3724+FW
Entry Name: The Blackbird Inn
Listing Date: 27 August 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042690
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238837
Location: Ponteland, Northumberland, NE20
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
Tagged with: Inn
PONTELAND NORTH ROAD
NZ 1672 and 1673 (West side)
27/343 and 29/343 The Blackbird Inn
Formerly a manor house, now an inn. Medieval tower, altered and house added
mid C17 for Mark Errington. Restored early C20. Tower large random rubble with
stone slate roof. Attached house roughly-dressed stone and Welsh slate roof.
Old brick chimneys.
Tower, on left, has large projecting chimney to left with stone base rising to
2 tall brick shafts. To right a projecting 3-storey gabled frontispiece, blank
on ground floor and oversailing above on 2 large rounded corbels. Two 2-light
double-chamfered mullioned windows above, with strings rising to form hoodmoulds.
Gabled roof with kneelers
Between these projections a C20 door and, on 1st floor a 2-light window with
hoodmould and panel above inscribed M:E: for Mark Errington.
3-bay attached house to right has central gabled porch with round-headed door
in architrave. Stone slate roof. M.E. inscribed on lintel of original Tudor-
arched doorway within. Flanking canted bay windows and 2-light windows above
have double-chamfered surrounds. This detail is now all C19.
On left return 4-light mullioned windows with hoodmoulds on ground and first
floors. 2-light window above.
Interior of tower has tunnel-vaulted ground floor and a large C17 fireplace;
the lintel carved with crenellations.
Listing NGR: NZ1653572993
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