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West Ord (house)


The grand house at West Ord was built c.1700-1710. It is Grade II* listed on the National Heritage List for England.

The house belonged to the Orde Family but its quality may be related to the fact that Margaret Orde was the mistress of Sir William Blackett of Wallington, and that her illegitimate daughter, also called Margaret, became Sir William's heir. The house was probably built before Margaret Orde senior's death in 1712. The interior decoration may date from after the house's full reversal to the Wallington estate in 1726. (Historic England)

West Ord 1710 Historic Buildings and Monuments in Ord Civil Parish
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House at West Ord

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West Ord

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WEST ORD - List Entry
- House. c.1700-1710. Painted ashlar with Scottish slate roof. A symmetrical rectangular house with each pair of opposing facades identical. 2 storeys plus attics, 5 by 2 bays.....The house ...

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List number: 1155135
List grade: 2*
County: Northumberland

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