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Highgreen Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Tarset, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2133 / 55°12'48"N

Longitude: -2.3024 / 2°18'8"W

OS Eastings: 380853

OS Northings: 591052

OS Grid: NY808910

Mapcode National: GBR D8C4.BZ

Mapcode Global: WH8ZZ.L7T6

Plus Code: 9C7V6M7X+82

Entry Name: Highgreen Manor

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044840

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239749

Location: Tarset, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Tarset

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bellingham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NY 89 SW
24/88 Highgreen Manor


Country house with 2 cottages attached to rear. c.1885 extended 1894 for Mr.
Morrison Bell. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof.

In 2 sections.

To left the older section: 2 storeys, 5 bays. 3-bay centre has central gabled
porch and paired sash windows with stepped and castellated gables over each
bay. End bays are round towers; they have corbel tables and ashlar parapets
with slit windows and blank recesses in raised moulded surrounds; moulded
cornices and tall conical roofs with swept eaves and lead finials. Elsewhere
hipped roofs with tall corniced stacks.

Addition to right L-plan. Recessed linking section to left has part-glazed
door with mullioned overlight; above 5 small 6-pane casements in raised
moulded surrounds. Projecting right bay has 4-light window on ground floor;
on 1st floor a canted oriel window on moulded corbel with shield incribed
C 1894 L Flanking the oriel 2 carved panels in foliage frames, to right the
W B M.
Morrison Bell crest, to left a bell. Above the oriel a gable flanked by
chimneys with a pronounced batter.

Interior: Stone fireplace with moulded mantelshelf and large segmental
overpanel bearing Morrison Bell crest, all set in aedicule with pilasters
and modillion cornice.

Listing NGR: NY8085391052

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