NEWTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1127815

Date first listed: 29-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: NEWTON HALL, TOWN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: NEWTON HALL, TOWN STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire (District Authority)

Parish: Newton

National Grid Reference: TL 43339 49036

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Details

TL 4349 NEWTON TOWN STREET (South East Side)

22/185 Newton Hall

II

Country-house c.1909 by F. Foster for Sir Charles Walston Now offices. Red brick with hipped, slate and leaded roofs and tall, internal stacks with recessed panels to sides and projecting capping. Wood, modillion eaves cornice. In Queen Anne Revival Style. Two storeys and attics. Four hipped dormers. Symmetrical main facade in eleven bays, including the projecting end wings. The three centre bays also project slightly, and are surmounted by a pediment and framed by rusticated quoins. The pediment has an elliptical window with an enriched terracotta surround above heraldic devices, also in terracotta. Central doorway with doorcase of engaged Doric columns and segmental pediment. Round headed arch to doorway with double doors of raised and fielded panels. Half round fanlight with swagged glazing bars. Raised key blocks and flat gauged brick arches to flush frame hung sashes in open boxing, painted white. Of fifteen panes at first floor and eighteen at ground floor. The corners of the main range have giant Ionic corner pilasters. The principal entry in the east side has a pedimented Doric portico. There is a rectangular fanlight with late C18 glazing bars above double doors, panelled. The same side of the house has an Adam style Venetian window with fan over the arch. Interior: A number of the rooms have bolection moulded panelling, plaster ceilings of various styles, including early and late C17 and late C18. There are carved fireplaces surrounds, including one with caryatids at first floor, and others, bolection moulded and of marble. The staircase bay is in two stages with a moulded cornice between. The ground stage is Doric with a screen and round headed doorcases. The first floor is Ionic with fluted columns to a screen and landing and shouldered doorcases with enriched pulvinated frieze. The open-string staircase is in two flights and a landing with slender, twisted balusters, fluted newels, moulded and swept rail and scroll tread ends. There is a panelled dado. Pevsner: Buildings of England p.444 Burkes and Savills: Guide to the Country Houses (p.23)

Listing NGR: TL4333949036

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 51589

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1970), 444
Kenworthy Browne, J, Reid, P, Sayer, M, Watkin, D, 'Burkes and Savills Guide to Country Houses' in East Anglia, , Vol. 3, (1981), 23

End of official listing