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Old Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3415 / 55°20'29"N

Longitude: -1.7317 / 1°43'54"W

OS Eastings: 417114

OS Northings: 605310

OS Grid: NU171053

Mapcode National: GBR J6BP.W0

Mapcode Global: WHC1R.CZMZ

Entry Name: Old Manor House

Listing Date: 31 December 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155491

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236867

Location: Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Shilbottle St James

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NEWTON-ON-THE-MOOR NEWTON VILLAGE
NU 10 NE
(South side)
2/198 Old Manor House
31/12/69
GV II

House, late C17 or early C18; east addition, formerly separate cottage, early
C18. Roughly-squared stone with cut dressings; pantile roof except for Welsh
slates on east part; rebuilt brick stack. South elevation 1 storey (upper
floor removed in C19), 3 + 2 bays. Main part has left-of-centre renewed door
in bolection-moulded surround under entablature with triglyph frieze
incorporating relief-carved panel with date -71- (?). Cross windows in
moulded surrounds with cornices. Coped right gable; right end stack.
Slightly-lower right part, partly behind C20 extension, has raised reverse-
stepped coping to right end. Left return shows another cross window, exposed
within adjacent house. Rear elevation shows blocked stair window and small
window beneath.
Interior: West room, formerly parlour, has original moulded fireplace with
flat-pointed arch within square frame. Plainer 1st-floor fireplace above now
visible in roofspace. East addition has two upper-cruck roof trusses with
collars and the ridge-piece (renewed) carried between the overlapped ends of
the blades.

Note: The doorway and other detail is very similar to Swarland Old Hall
(q.v.) another house of mid- to late-C17 style but with an apparently C18
doorhead date.


Listing NGR: NU1711405310

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

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