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Axwell Park Dower House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Blaydon, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9563 / 54°57'22"N

Longitude: -1.6951 / 1°41'42"W

OS Eastings: 419621

OS Northings: 562444

OS Grid: NZ196624

Mapcode National: GBR JCL4.T3

Mapcode Global: WHC3P.XPZB

Plus Code: 9C6WX843+GW

Entry Name: Axwell Park Dower House

Listing Date: 17 September 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303792

Location: Blaydon, Gateshead, NE21

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Blaydon

Built-Up Area: Blaydon

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Blaydon and Swalwell

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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17.9.84 Axwell Park Dower House

G.V. II*

House. Circa 1770-80. Possibly by John Bell of Durham; for Sir Thomas Clavering.
Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; steeply pitched roof of
Lakeland slate. Gothick style. Main house 2 storeys, 3 bays; 2 storey
one-bay set-back at left, one-storey one-bay set-back at right. Main block:
plinth; central half-glazed door under 2-centred-arched fanlight, in
raised stone surround with impost blocks, flanked by one-storey canted bays
of 3 windows under moulded coped parapets; Venetian windows and central sash
on first floor; all windows pointed with lattice glazing bars and raised stone
surrounds. Eaves cornice and open crenellated parapet to hipped roof with
3-light casement dormer; 2 ridge and one rear square panelled, corniced ashlar
chimneys. Set-back at left has pointed arched window central on ground floor,
3-light casement above; door similar to main door at right; set-back at right
has similar door at left and window at right; crenellated parapets. Interior
shows dog-leg stair with ramped grip handrail, turned balusters and decorated
tread ends. Round-headed stair window has broad glazing bars. Original
6-panelled doors and architraves throughout.

Listing NGR: NZ1962162444

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