Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1041781

Date first listed: 01-Sep-1988

Statutory Address: THE HALL


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Statutory Address: THE HALL

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Newton-by-the-Sea

National Grid Reference: NU 18640 24158


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2/164 The Hall


House. 1818 by John Dobson for Henry Taylor; enlarged and remodelled 1910 by Robert Mauchlen. Ashlar: Graduated Lakeland slate roofs except for Welsh slates on some rear parts. 1818 parts in a plain Grecian style, 1910 extensions in a free Classical style. Overall L-plan.

Entrance (east) front in two parts. Left section is the 2-storey 5-bay main block. Plinth, 1st floor and sill bands. 3 steps up to central distyle-in- antis Greek Dorio porch with later glazing. Renewed 12-pane sash windows, the lower with moulded sills. Plain frieze and boldly-projecting eaves cornice. Hipped roof. To right is a lower 3-bay wing with similar fenestration and 2 stepped-and-corniced ridge stacks. On far right the 1910 east wing projects: 4-bay inner return shows similar fenestration except for projecting end bay which is a gatehouse. This has broad panelled end pilasters flanking distyle screen with plain Doric columns and lintels. Moulded and keyed roundel above, holding sundial, is flanked by 12-pane sashes. Pyramidal roof with central stepped-and-corniced stacks. In angle of wings is stone external stair: circular plan, with stair bifurcating around pillar carrying sundial; balustraded handrails; upper door under quadrant-plan stone canopy with frieze, swept cap and owl finial.

South front shows similar detail and fenestration.

North elevation: Gatehouse on far left has flat arch on columns with moulded caps, under cornice and keyed semicircular arch holding domed recess with statue; flanking circular radial-glazed windows in raised surrounds.

West elevation: Main block has projecting stair wing with large leaded round-arched window above flat-roofed single-storey extension with pedimented centre; most windows plain sashes.

Interior largely early C20. Open-well stair with wrought-iron handrail. Panelled sitting room with carved oak overmantel, ship painting and coffered plaster ceiling. Dining room in east wing has panelled plaster ceiling, wood columns and C17-style end fireplace with stone band.

Altered pent-roofed sun lounge at south-west corner is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU1864024158


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

Legacy System number: 237055

Legacy System: LBS

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