Keys to the Past

Superintendant's House, Whittle Dene Reservoirs (Horsley)

Superintendant's House, Whittle Dene Reservoirs.
Photo © Northumberland County Council.
Superintendant's House, Whittle Dene Reservoirs. Photo © Northumberland County Council.

The house was built in 1848 by John Dobson for the Newcastle and Gateshead Water Company. It was built in Tudor style with an octagonal tower. The room in the tower was used as a meeting room by the company directors. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N13438
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Horsley


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