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Embleton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Longframlington, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3063 / 55°18'22"N

Longitude: -1.796 / 1°47'45"W

OS Eastings: 413049

OS Northings: 601370

OS Grid: NU130013

Mapcode National: GBR H7W2.ZN

Mapcode Global: WHC1X.DW0J

Plus Code: 9C7W8643+GJ

Entry Name: Embleton Hall

Listing Date: 21 October 1953

Last Amended: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236817

Location: Longframlington, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Longframlington

Built-Up Area: Longframlington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Longframlington with Brinkburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/06/2015

NU 10 SW

FRONT STREET (East side),
Embleton Hall

(Formerly listed as Embleton Hall Hotel and previously listed as Embleton Hall)



House. c.1730 for Thomas Embleton, extended to east in later C18; larger new
house built on south of C18 extension in 1893 for Dr. J.C.J. Fenwick. C18
part squared stone with tooled dressings, C19 part snecked stone with ashlar
dressings; Welsh slate roofs. Overall L-plan. 1893 house in free Tudor

Old house (now west wing) 2 storeys, 5 bays, not quite symmetrical. Rusticated
quoins, sill bands. Left-of-centre doorway, with lugged architrave and
pulvinated frieze between pilasters carrying pedimented hood on consoles, now
blocked with small 12-pane sash window inserted; 12-pane sashes, the upper
renewed, in architraves. Coped left gable on moulded kneelers; stepped-and-
corniced left end and ridge stacks. 2-bay C18 extension to right hidden by
1893 building, except for right end coped gable with stepped-and-corniced
stack. Left return of old house shows blocked lst-floor door and attic window;
rear elevation shows original central rear wing with stepped-and-corniced
gable stack.

West (entrance) front of 1893 house 2 storeys, 2 + 2 bays. Plinth, sill
bands. Twin-gabled right part set forward, with projecting porch; panelled
door in architrave with paterae between engaged columns carrying pediment with
phoenix crest. Large mullioned-and-transomed stair window over porch and
projecting chimney breast to right. Other windows mostly plain sashes. Coped
gables with moulded kneelers. Other elevations show similar detail.

Interior. West ground floor room of original house has contemporary panelling
and cornice; fluted pilasters flank fireplace and former door position
opposite; domed cupboard, with shaped shelves, alongside fireplace. East
room has large stone fireplace. One bedroom has panelled wall. 1893 house
has largely-unaltered interior including entrance hall with open-well stair
and coffered ceiling; marble fireplaces.

Listing NGR: NU1304901370

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