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The Riding

A Grade II Listed Building in Acomb, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.987 / 54°59'13"N

Longitude: -2.1017 / 2°6'6"W

OS Eastings: 393588

OS Northings: 565826

OS Grid: NY935658

Mapcode National: GBR FBRS.S3

Mapcode Global: WHB25.PXC8

Entry Name: The Riding

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239811

Location: Acomb, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Acomb

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: St John Lee

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 9365
20/50 The Riding


House, c.1800 altered and extended c.1905 (dated rainwater head). Squared tooled
stone, part roughcast, with tooled dressings; porch ashlar; Lakeland slate roof.
South front 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Double glazed doors in Tuscan porch
with modillion cornice; 12-pane sash above. Flanking bays have tripartite sashes.
All openings in raised stone surrounds. Eaves cornice on triple brackets;
hipped roof with 2 banded and corniced panelled stacks on ridge. 2-bay left
return shows plate-glass sashes with 12-pane sashes above; right return has
early C20 canted bay window. Set back to left, 2-bay early C20 part: gabled
left bay has tripartite plate-glass sash with 4-pane sash over, in raised stone
surrounds; right bay has French window under wooden canopy on brackets, and
4-pane sash over, in wooden archtraves.

Listing NGR: NY9358865826

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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