© Mr Paul Marshall
KIRKNEWTON, BERWICK UPON TWEED, NORTHUMBERLAND
Mr Paul Marshall
05 September 2002
14 May 1986
Date of last amendment:
14 May 1986
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NT 82 NE KIRKNEWTON HETHPOOL
6/84 Hethpool House
House. 1919, dated on roundel in rear porch gable, by Cahill of Alnwick, on
site of, and incorporating some masonry from, a house built in 1687. Additions
of 1928 by Robert Mauchlin of Newcastle, for Sir Arthur Munro Sutherland.
Roughcast with ashlar dressings and Devonian slate roof. Arts-and-Crafts style.
2 storeys; double-span roof with projecting wing to rear and later round tower
attached on right.
Original building 6 bays. Doorway in 2nd bay: glazed door in large gabled porch
with round-arched entry and sundial in gable. 12-pane sash windows in raised
surrounds. To left a high projecting round tower with similar windows, shield
with Sutherland coat of arms and conical roof. A second lower rounded projection
adjoins left side of this tower and has a conical pent roof. Similar decoration
to rear and, in rear wing, a doorway with moulded surround and lintel dated 1687.
Interior: contemporary restrained Arts-and-Crafts style with massive rough
beams, early-C18 style fireplaces and staircase with turned balusters.