SOUTH HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1042779
Date first listed:
27-Aug-1952
Statutory Address:
SOUTH HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
SOUTH HALL

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Matfen
National Grid Reference:
NZ 04010 74726

Details

MATFEN INGOE NZ 07 SW

14/174 South Hall 27.8.52

GV II*

House. Early C18. Ashlar with stone slate roof. L-plan. Two and a half storeys, 7 bays. Rusticated quoins. Early C18 door with decorative lower panels, and Gibbs' surround with cornice, in 2nd bay. Similar surround to window in 6th bay to maintain symmetry. Narrow 8-pane sashes in raised moulded surrounds. Steeply-pitched gabled roof with corniced end stack on right and quadripartite corniced ridge stack. Left end stack has been removed. Flat coping and renewed kneelers.

Venetian stair window on left return with Tuscan columns and thick glazing bars.

Interior: fine open-well stair with carved treadends, thick turned balusters, wreathed and ramped handrail and fluted newels. Half landing has inlaid marquetry sunburst. On 1st floor landing, in place of balusters a large Baroque openwork panel. Back stair from 1st to 2nd floor has more slender turned balusters also early C18. Drawing room has early C18 fielded panelling with dado rail and dentil cornice; the entrance has panelling with simulated rustication and niche with shaped shelves. Two-panel doors throughout. Front door has C18 brass lock with cherubs in the corners.

Listing NGR: NZ0401074726

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
238657
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 06 May 2005
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