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Old Prior Manor and Prior Manor Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Corbridge, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9781 / 54°58'41"N

Longitude: -2.02 / 2°1'11"W

OS Eastings: 398820

OS Northings: 564832

OS Grid: NY988648

Mapcode National: GBR GBBW.H9

Mapcode Global: WHB2D.Y49K

Plus Code: 9C6VXXHJ+62

Entry Name: Old Prior Manor and Prior Manor Cottage

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Last Amended: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303394

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239960

Location: Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Corbridge

Built-Up Area: Corbridge

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Corbridge with Halton and Newton Hall

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Tagged with: Cottage

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NY 9864 (East side)

21/199 Old Prior Manor and
Prior Manor Cottage
20.10.52 (previously listed as
Old Rectory and cottage
occupied by W Johnson)


Pair of houses, mid-C17 but with earlier fabric in cottage; C18 and C19
alterations. Coursed rubble with roughly-shaped quoins, except for
massive squared quoins to cottage ground floor; cut dressings; cottage porch
old brick with squared stone front; Welsh slate roofs with old brick stacks.
House double-span with late C18/early C19 part to rear, cottage with rear
outshut of uncertain date.

South elevation in 2 sections, each 2 storeys, 3 bays. House to left has C20
glazed door in old moulded surround with flat-pointed head, sunk spandrels and
hoodmould; 12-pane sash windows with tooled lintels and sills: traces of
older openings alongside. Cottage to right has central porch with boarded
door in chamfered surround, under coped gable: paired 4-pane casements in former
2-light windows (only that over porch retains its mullion) with recessed and
chamfered surrounds and hoodmoulds. House has coped gables; stepped-and-banded
stacks at ends and between house and cottage.

Left return of house shows chamfered attic window. Right return of cottage
shows 6-pane casements (thelower, to stair, with old bars), blocked 2-light
attic window and 4-pane sash set in chamfered opening of former doorwayinto
rear outshut.

Interior: House retains 4 original fireplaces (one large) with moulded surrounds,
flat pointed arches and sunk spandrels. Cottage has boarded front door, within
porch, with flat-pointed head in chamfered square frame; simple C18 stone fire-
places; kitchen ceiling (in rear outshut) has stop-chamfered joists.

Also known as Prior Mains. Formerly Corbridge Rectory, held in the medieval
period by Carlisle Priory.

Listing NGR: NY9882064832

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