NORTHUMBERLAND HALL (ASSEMBLY ROOMS)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1041460
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1952
Statutory Address:
NORTHUMBERLAND HALL (ASSEMBLY ROOMS), MARKET PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NORTHUMBERLAND HALL (ASSEMBLY ROOMS), MARKET PLACE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Alnwick
National Grid Reference:
NU 18646 13283

Details

MARKET PLACE 1. 5330 (South Side) Northumberland Hall (Assembly Rooms) NU 1813 SB 1/63 20.2.52. I GV 2. 1826 with octagonal extension 1830;. Built by Duke of Northumberland. Three storeys, 10 windows; ashlar built. Arcade of depressed arches continued round octagonal, East end with band above; giant order pilasters to moulded cornice; band below 2nd floor; parapet to hipped slate roof. One ridge chimney to west, another on east end wall. Second-floor window mostly blind (1st floor attic). First floor windows have glazing bar and casement arrangement for upper windows. Within arcade a ceiling of long slabs, 1st bay from west blocked and with an upright cast iron pump outside (disused). Old arrangement of market booths with a smallish window between doors still largely survives. East end only 2 storeys to octagonal extension; gable end of main part, articulated with a pediment flanked by 2 giant order pilasters and having antefixae. At west end, blind central ground floor arch has tablet commemorating the gift of the Hall by the Duke to the town 1919.

Listing NGR: NU1863913282

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
235774
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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