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Collingwood House (Morpeth)

Collingwood House, Morpeth. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1970.
Collingwood House, Morpeth. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1970.

This was once a house, but is now a presbytery for the Catholic Church. It was built in the late 18th or early 19th century. It is a large brick building with seven bays. The rear wing has a late 19th century Gothic style porch. An inscription of 1905 commemorates Vice Admiral Lord Collingwood who lived here from 1791 until his death. It is a Grade II* Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N11100
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building

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Local History of Morpeth

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