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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1042641



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hexham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-May-1976

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239027

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NY 9364 1/152 5334

BANKHEAD Prospect House


Includes Nos 1 and 10 Hallgate. 1888 by Oliver Sheeson. 2 storeys with 1 bay gable end to left. 1+3 windows. Brick with Dutch shaped gable ends. 2 storey ashlar crenellated bays flanking quoined doorcase. Raised stone window dressings. Late glazed sash windows. Glazed door with rectangular light above. Spike capped hexagonal chimney shaft to left of left gable. Gable end has 2 storey 4 light mullion window with casements and with floor spacer carved with blank escutcheons; moulded reveals. 2 light mullioned casement window in attic, and also on ground floor to right also with moulded reveals. Interiors ornate strapwork and reproduction ceiling friezes. Cl7 style staircase. The southern wing of Prospect Rouse incorporates Nos 1 and 10 Hallgates. Early C19 brick. 2 storeys. 3 windows hipped roof to east. Interesting lodge at west end of No 1:- Rubble with ashlar quoins and crow stepped gable above a 2 storey 2 light shallow bow. Prospect House is now the District Council Offices. Entered from the west, near a now semi-circular Council Room.

Listing NGR: NY9369464106

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National Grid Reference: NY9369464106


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