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Latitude: 55.3181 / 55°19'5"N
Longitude: -1.6069 / 1°36'24"W
OS Eastings: 425045
OS Northings: 602736
OS Grid: NU250027
Mapcode National: GBR K66Y.XF
Mapcode Global: WHC20.9L1G
Plus Code: 9C7W899V+66
Entry Name: Togston House
Listing Date: 15 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1371183
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236888
Location: Togston, Northumberland, NE65
Civil Parish: Togston
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Amble
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
TOGSTON NORTH TOGSTON
NU 20 SE
8/219 Togston House
House; core probably C17 extended in early C18 and C19. Rendered and
pebbledashed; purple and blue slate roofs. Irregular plan. South elevation
in two parts: Left section 2 storeys, 2 + 3 bays. 3-bay part has central
early C20 canted bay with French window; plain sash windows. Coped gables
on moulded kneelers; end and ridge stacks. Single-storey 3-bay right section
has 4- and 2-pane sashes; arched ashlar panel between bears crest, motto
LABOR OMNIA VINCIT and 'James and Jane Dand, Morwick Hall'. Left return
shows canted late C19/early C20 oriel and 2 small attic windows; to left is
3-storey late C19 tower with doorway and paired 2-pane casements; built into
wall low down on left is plaque 'ZEPPELIN BOMB HANDLE 2-3 APRIL 1916 J.U.M.';
attached handle broken. Rear elevation shows 2 projecting wings with gable
coping and kneelers of late C17/early C18 type; various sash and casement
Interior not fully seen: Western ground-floor room of front range has early
C18-style panelling; open-well closed-string stair with turned balusters and
Historical note: The house was owned by the Cook family in the C17 and C18.
The Northmberland County History Vol. V p. 336 records a 1684 datestone (not
seen) with the initials of John and Anne Cook.
Listing NGR: NU2504502736
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