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Togston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Togston, Northumberland

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236888

Location: Togston, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Togston

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Amble

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Description

TOGSTON NORTH TOGSTON
NU 20 SE
8/219 Togston House
GV II

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
windows.

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
square newels.

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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