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Bywell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bywell, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9491 / 54°56'56"N

Longitude: -1.9256 / 1°55'31"W

OS Eastings: 404866

OS Northings: 561612

OS Grid: NZ048616

Mapcode National: GBR GCZ6.XN

Mapcode Global: WHB2G.DV9S

Plus Code: 9C6WW3XF+MQ

Entry Name: Bywell House

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044791

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239830

Location: Bywell, Northumberland, NE43

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Bywell

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bywell St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NZ 0461
23/69 Bywell House
(Nos. 1-4
20.10.52 consecutive)


House, in multiple occupancy. Main block early C19, south wing mid C19, north
wing 1890 but C18 parts incorporated to rear. Front squared stone with ashlar
dressings, wings ashlar; left return and rear coursed roughly-squared stone,
right return snecked tooled stone. Stone slate roof except for Welsh slates on
south wing.

Front in 3 parts: centre 2 storeys, 4 bays. In second bay 3 steps (with
incised marks showing flood levels) up to 6-panel door with 3-pane overlight in
architrave with cornice broken forward at ends; 1855 flood mark on left jamb.
12-pane sash windows in architraves, the lower with cornices. Broad square end
stacks have panelled corniced shafts. Flanking gabled wings have sash windows
(4-pane in left wing, 12-pane in right) in architraves with slits above; coped
gables with moulded kneelers and trefoil finials.

Left return shows 6-panel door with plain overlight; tripartite sash to left.
Right return shows similar doors flanking projecting bay with triple sash window;
3 12-pane sashes above. Rear elevation complicated: similar doors and various
sash windows; stepped and corniced stacks.

Interior: central pane of front door overlight has painted glass with White
Horse (building was once Inn). Open-string Geometrical stair with turned newel
at foot, stick balusters and swept moulded handrail. 6-panel doors.

Listing NGR: NZ0486561618

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