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Bacchus House

A Grade II Listed Building in Elsdon, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.233 / 55°13'58"N

Longitude: -2.1006 / 2°6'2"W

OS Eastings: 393700

OS Northings: 593207

OS Grid: NY937932

Mapcode National: GBR F7SX.0X

Mapcode Global: WHB10.PQXN

Entry Name: Bacchus House

Listing Date: 21 October 1953

Last Amended: 29 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371476

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236248

Location: Elsdon, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Elsdon

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Elsdon St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


19/9 Bacchus House
(formerly listed
as Bacchus House
and Bacchus
Cottage North)

House, originally an inn and divided for a period into 3 properties. Early C18,
cross wing added late C18 or early C19. Dressed stone; later wing ashlar;
Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays with higher, 2-storey, one-bay cross wing
to left.

Right 3 bays are the original building. Central boarded door in chamfered
segment-headed surround with keystone. Above the door a rustic statue c.3 ft.
high, of Bacchus seated on a barrel. Renewed sash windows in original, narrow
early C18 openings.

To left of this a linking bay of later C18. Boarded door with fanlight on
ground floor, 6-pane sash above.

Left bay projects and has plinth, ground-floor sill and lintel bands and 1st
floor band. On the ground floor a stepped tripartite window in raised surround;
Venetian window, with radial glazing bars, in similar surround above.

Steeply-pitched gabled roof with end stacks to original building and ridge
stack above linking bay.

Cross wing has hipped roof.

To rear, catslide roof over continuous outshut; small projecting gabled wing
to left and outside stone stairs to upper room of cross wing.

Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: NY9370193204

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

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