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The Tower House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Mitford, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1635 / 55°9'48"N

Longitude: -1.7426 / 1°44'33"W

OS Eastings: 416498

OS Northings: 585489

OS Grid: NZ164854

Mapcode National: GBR J88Q.JV

Mapcode Global: WHC2Q.6GGZ

Entry Name: The Tower House

Listing Date: 29 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238946

Location: Mitford, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Mitford

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Mitford St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 19/05/2016.

NZ 1685

Mitford Hall Drive

The Tower House

(Formerly listed as: Mitford Hall east wing and Conservatory)



East wing and conservatory of country house, c.1820 for Mitford family by John Dobson, detached from house by demolition of north east wing in C20. Ashlar, except for squared tooled stone to rear. Welsh slate roof to wing, glass roof to conservatory.
South elevation: wing in 2 sections. Left part 2 storeys, 3 bays. Plinth, eaves cornice. No ground floor windows; 1st floor 20 pane sashes except that to left which is blocked (left bay is only screen wall since demolition). Hipped roof. Right bay is 3-storey tower; plinth, 2nd floor string, eaves cornice. Blocked door in architrave with 24-pane sash above and 20-pane sash on second floor. Pyramidal roof with rendered lateral stack on left. Conservatory set forward to right, 7 bays. Plinth. Tuscan pilasters between bays and at angles; glazing renewed; hipped roof. 5-bay left return with central half-glazed door.

Listing NGR: NZ1649885489

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

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