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Armstrong House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bamburgh, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6073 / 55°36'26"N

Longitude: -1.7131 / 1°42'47"W

OS Eastings: 418172

OS Northings: 634891

OS Grid: NU181348

Mapcode National: GBR J3GL.XS

Mapcode Global: WHC0L.NBF6

Entry Name: Armstrong House

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 408152

Location: Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Bamburgh

Built-Up Area: Bamburgh

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bamburgh St Aidan

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

BAMBURGH FRONT STREET
NU 1834
(South side, off)
18/51 Armstrong House
GV II
Rest home, built for workers in Armstrong's Tyneside factories. Designed 1914
by Ernest J. Hart of Bamburgh and George Reavel of Alnwick, but actually built
1925, to a slightly modified design for Lord Armstrong. Ashlar and pebbledash
with red-tiled roof. Arts and Crafts style. 4 irregular ranges round a courtyard.
2 storeys.
Entrance side Central section: ashlar on ground floor, pebbledash above. 3
uneven bays on ground floor. Off-centre recessed porch has round arch with round
responds and moulded arch set in moulded square surround. To left a 5-light
mullioned-and-transomed window with leaded casements. Similar one-light window
to right. On 1st floor 3 regularly spaced 3-light wooden casements.
Flanking one-bay, projecting cross-gabled sections are ashlar on both floors
with mullioned and mullioned-and-transomed windows. Bay to right projects
further and a corniced chimney with a pronounced batter rises from the right
corner.
Outer bays have one-light windows on ground floor and one blank above.
Irregular gabled roofs with swept eaves and corniced ridge and end stacks.


Listing NGR: NU1817134896

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

Description

BAMBURGH FRONT STREET
NU 1834
(South side, off)
18/51 Armstrong House
GV II
Rest home, built for workers in Armstrong's Tyneside factories. Designed 1914
by Ernest J. Hart of Bamburgh and George Reavel of Alnwick, but actually built
1925, to a slightly modified design for Lord Armstrong. Ashlar and pebbledash
with red-tiled roof. Arts and Crafts style. 4 irregular ranges round a courtyard.
2 storeys.
Entrance side Central section: ashlar on ground floor, pebbledash above. 3
uneven bays on ground floor. Off-centre recessed porch has round arch with round
responds and moulded arch set in moulded square surround. To left a 5-light
mullioned-and-transomed window with leaded casements. Similar one-light window
to right. On 1st floor 3 regularly spaced 3-light wooden casements.
Flanking one-bay, projecting cross-gabled sections are ashlar on both floors
with mullioned and mullioned-and-transomed windows. Bay to right projects
further and a corniced chimney with a pronounced batter rises from the right
corner.
Outer bays have one-light windows on ground floor and one blank above.
Irregular gabled roofs with swept eaves and corniced ridge and end stacks.


Listing NGR: NU1817134896

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