BAVINGTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1044929
Date first listed:
05-Sep-1985
Statutory Address:
BAVINGTON HALL, B6342

Map

Ordnance survey map of BAVINGTON HALL
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1044929.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 12-Nov-2019 at 15:23:36.

Location

Statutory Address:
BAVINGTON HALL, B6342

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bavington
National Grid Reference:
NY 99184 78743

Details

NY 97 NE BAVINGTON B6342 (South side) 11/4 Bavington Hall

GV II*

Country house. Late C17. Altered and extended c1720. Roof rebuilt and upper storey altered early C19. Further addition c1930. For the Shafto family. Work of c1720 done for Admiral Delaval. Dressed stone, rough-cast on garden side, with Welsh slate roofs. 3 storeys. Double span with 2-storey L-shaped addition to left. Entrance front: main block of 7 bays, has alternating rusticated quoins and central 6-panelled door in round-arched Gibbs surround. Ground-floor windows have raised surrounds with triple keystones and 18-pane sashes with thick glazing bars. Similar glazing bars in architraves on 1st floor. Architraves to 2nd floor, enlarged in early Cl9 when roof was raised, hold 9-pane sashes with thin glazing bars. Panelled cornice was also added.

2-storey, 4-bay wing to right, probably C17, has 8-pane sashes with thick glazing bars on ground floor and Yorkshire sashes above. Projecting kitchen wing has fine ashlar facade but older masonry to rear. Projecting pedimented centre of one tall storey, 2 bays; and flanking 2-storey single bays. Central tall round- arched windows in architraves. Flanking ground-floor windows are 24-pane sashes with thick glazing bars. Oculus windows on 1st floor.

Garden front, 7 bays, has door with Gibbs surround, large triple keystone and pediment. Sash windows, with intermediate glazing bars removed, in raised surrounds. 2nd-floor windows similar to entrance front. C20, 2-storey, 4-bay addition to right in similar style.

Both spans have shaped gables with kneelers and many octagonal chimneys with concave cornices.

Interior has 2 panelled rooms on ground floor. One has fireplace with terms and scrolled pedimented overmantel. The other has enriched panelling, fireplace within full-height Corinthian pilasters and enriched modillion cornice. An earlier panelled room on first floor has fireplace with pulvinated surround and frieze with plaster heads and angels.

Many other C17, early C18 and early C19 fireplaces. Many 2-panelled doors in front block, 6-panelled doors elsewhere. Late C17 open-well stair with vase balusters and heavily-moulded handrail. One 2-light double-chamfered mullioned window in former external wall.

Listing NGR: NY9918478743

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
239540
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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/06132/22
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Kenneth Robinson. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].