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Ouston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Plenmeller with Whitfield, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.8701 / 54°52'12"N

Longitude: -2.3491 / 2°20'56"W

OS Eastings: 377691

OS Northings: 552874

OS Grid: NY776528

Mapcode National: GBR DD13.6Z

Mapcode Global: WH91H.WVJC

Plus Code: 9C6VVMC2+38

Entry Name: Ouston House

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240300

Location: Plenmeller with Whitfield, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Plenmeller with Whitfield

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Whitfield and Ninebanks

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


Ouston House


Former farmhouse now divided into 2 dwellings. House late C18, altered later
C19, extended and tower built 1938. House squared stone with ashlar front;
tower rubble with cut quoins and dressings, largely re-used from the former
Ninebanks Mill; some dressings from St. Peter's Church in Newcastle. Slate
roof. House 2 storeys, 4 bays, the left bay an addition of 1938. 12-pane
sash windows, with projecting sills, ground floor 2nd and 3rd sashes renewed,
the latter in former door position. Tooled and margined dressings largely
re-tooled when the house was faced with ashlar in the mid C19. Copy sashes
in left bay. Projecting eaves on wooden brackets. Stepped stone right end
stack, ridge stack (originally left end) rebuilt in brick on old base. To
left set slightly forward, 3-storey tower with mullioned windows and parapet
with moulded cornice (c.f. Ninebanks Tower). Rear elevation has 12-pane sashes
and gabled later C19 wing. Interior has 6-panel doors, panelled shutters,
fireplace with chamfered stone surround, simple stair with grip handrail and
stick balusters.

Listing NGR: NY7769152874

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

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