MOOT HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1116297
Date first listed:
17-Dec-1971
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
MOOT HALL, CASTLE GARTH

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Location

Statutory Address:
MOOT HALL, CASTLE GARTH

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

District:
Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 25111 63866

Details

NZ 2563 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CASTLE GARTH (south side)

24/146 Moot Hall (formerly 17.12.71 listed in Castle Ward, Northumberland)

G.V. I

Courts. 1811 by John Stokoe; alterations 1877 by W. Crozier, Durham County Architect, and later. Sandstone ashlar; roof not visible. Greek revival style. 2 storeys; 1:3:3:3:1 bays, 11 in all. 6 full-width steps, breaking forward to central pedimented tetrastyle Doric portico. Renewed double doors at centre and in slightly projecting end bays. Sash windows in plain reveals, glazing bars to those on ground floor. Bands at ground floor lintels and first floor level. Eaves fascia and cornice; high coped parapet. 3 late C19 square tapered lamps on elaborate brackets over door. Each end has oval marble mount holding cast iron drinking fountain with lion mask tap; cups removed. 1877 alterations included insertion of full-width steps between end and centre pavilions; filling- in of rear portico; interior remodelling. Interior shows some original cornices, door and window architraves and shutters to original window. Massive studded doors to basement cells with very sturdy hinges and bands; manacles attached to wall of cell. Historical note: until 1974 this was a detached part of the County of Northumberland. Contemporary accounts give William Stokoe as architect; elevational drawings are signed by John. Source: Laing Art Gallery catalogue. Tyneside Classical Tradition. Tyne and Wear County Museums 1980, p.14.

Listing NGR: NZ2511163866

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
304451
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Laing Art Gallery Catalogue' in The Tyneside Classical Tradition, (1980), 14

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: 01 Oct 2000
Reference: IOE01/02850/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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