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Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NU 23189 24958



3/178 Newton Hall 10.1.53 GV II*

Country House. Late C18, probably for Joseph Forster and perhaps by William Newton. Pink sandstone ashlar, rendered to rear. Scottish slate roof.

South front 2 storeys on basement, 5 bays, symmetrical. Plinth, set back above basement, sill bands and 1st floor band. Swept flight of 12 moulded steps, with curtail and wrought-iron openwork balustrade, up to central part- glazed double doors in surround with pilasters and pediment. 12-pane sash windows except for 8-pane short sashes to basement. Moulded eaves cornice. Over 3 centre bays an open pediment with central marble statue and flanking leafy urns. Hipped roof with T-plan stepped-and-banded stacks at each end of ridge. Similar 4-bay left return. 3-bay right return, with full-height canted 3-window bay to right. Rear elevation shows central gabled stair wing with Venetian and Diocletian windows; right projecting early C20 four-bay extension with 8-pane sash windows.

Interior: Sitting Room has marble fireplace, moulded dado rail and acanthus cornice. Dining Room has dentil cornice. Venetian screen to stair hall; open-well stair with stick balusters, moulded newels and ramped moulded handrail. Bedrooms have cornices and old fireplace surrounds. Doors of 6 fielded panels, panelled shutters. Basement rooms show segmental-arched fireplace, old kitchen range, and wine cellar under entrance hall with brick barrel vault and stone wine bins.

Listing NGR: NU2318924958


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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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Date: 26 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07856/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bill Halliday. Source Historic England Archive
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