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Kirkheaton Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Capheaton, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0908 / 55°5'26"N

Longitude: -1.9728 / 1°58'22"W

OS Eastings: 401832

OS Northings: 577370

OS Grid: NZ018773

Mapcode National: GBR G9NK.PX

Mapcode Global: WHB1V.N9RP

Entry Name: Kirkheaton Manor

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238596

Location: Capheaton, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Capheaton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Kirkwhelpington with Kirkharle and Kirkheaton

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 07 NW

9/111 Kirkheaton Manor


House. C16 Bastlehouse refronted early C17; extension toright added c.1740.
Restored 1930. Random rubble with Lakeland slate roof; C18 section ashlar with
lead roof.

2 storeys, 5 bays. 3-bay C17 section to left has central Tudor-arched doorway,
moulded surround with hoodmould; 3-light mullioned windows, made slightly larger
in 1930, with hoodmoulds; C17 lead downpipes and rainwater heads, said to have
come from Hawnby Castle, North Yorkshire.

Higher 2-bay C18 section to right has large 24-pane sashes on ground floor, 1st
floor string and 18-pane sashes above with triple keystones. Moulded cornice
and solid parapet with angle pilasters and pilasters above windows.

Older part has gabled roof with flat coping and kneelers. C19 end and ridge

Interior: Walls of older part are 3½ - 4½ ft. thick. The front wall is slightly
thinner than the others. Dining room has a large C17 stone fireplace with
Tudor-arched head. Former kitchen has large segmental-arched fireplace. On
the 1st floor three stone fireplaces with Tudor arches, one with the lintel
supported on large rounded corbels. C18 section has, on ground floor, a late
C19 Gothic fireplace with a frieze of tiles showing the 4 seasons; also a
restrained C19 plaster ceiling with Geometric shapes. The lst-floor former
drawing room, now a bedroom, has C18 fielded panelling with wood cornice. In
the rear wall a C16 doorway with Tudor-arched head and broach-stopped chamfered

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries Vol. V (4th Series) 1931-2.

Listing NGR: NZ0183277370

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