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A Grade II* Listed Building in Heddon-on-the-Wall, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0008 / 55°0'2"N

Longitude: -1.8255 / 1°49'31"W

OS Eastings: 411257

OS Northings: 567367

OS Grid: NZ112673

Mapcode National: GBR HBPM.K5

Mapcode Global: WHC3F.XKVQ

Entry Name: Rudchester

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154705

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238611

Location: Heddon-on-the-Wall, Northumberland, NE15

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Heddon-on-the-Wall

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Heddon-on-the-Wall St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 16 NW (South side, off)

20/126 Rudchester



House. Late C13 core, remodelled and extended late C18 and early C19. Dressed
stone with plinth. Welsh slate roof. L-plan with later buildings filling
re-entrant angle. Gothick style.

2 storeys, 4 bays. Half-glazed, Tudor-arched door with Gothick tracery in
moulded surroundwith quatrefoils in the corner blocks, cornice over. Pointed-
arched windows with intersecting glazing bars, those on ground floor in raised
surrounds. On 1st floor to left of door a small C14 window with cusped ogee
head. Hipped roof with banded ridge stacks.

On left return 3 bays. Pointed-arched windows with intersecting glazing bars
in raised surrounds with roll-moulded edges; the centre bay has blank panels
with similar surrounds.

Interior: Walls in rooms at south-east corner are c. 5 ft. thick. This part
was a tower; its parapet and a stone water spout remain in roof space; on ground
floor a large fireplace with moulded surround, the lintel carved with 2 shields
and 2 crocketed swags; on the 1st floor a C13 or C14 window embrasure with
Caernarvon lintel. Thick walling continues to west of tower. 6-panel doors
and shutters. Dining-room fireplace has early C19 fluted surround with the
mantelshelf supported by turned and fluted columns. Staircase with stick

Listing NGR: NZ1125767367

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

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