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Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 22419 84176


HEPSCOTT SIDE LANE NZ 28 SW (North side) 5/2 Hepscott Hall 20.10.69 GV II

House. Later C17, probably incorporating earlier structure. Small C18 extension and some alterations; roof restored to possibly original form after fire c.1965. Front squared tooled stone, other elevations roughly-squared stone with cut quoins; old brick stacks. C20 flat asphalt roofs, except for Welsh slates on C18 extension and C20 tiles on pantry. C17 house T-plan, 3-storey main block with 4-storey tower at rear.

South elevation 3 storeys, 5 bays, slightly irregular. Right-of-centre C19 half-glazed door in C17 chamfered surround with segmental-pointed head; wall above obscured by ivy. Flanking bays have inserted 12-pane sash windows, end bays have chamfered single-light windows with small-paned casements to upper floors, with traces of blocked windows below. Flat-coped C20 parapet. To far left, lean-to pantry with blocked door and small window.

Left return shows blocked C17 1st-floor light, and C18 extension to rear with 16-pane sash window.

Rear elevation shows projecting left-of-centre tower: C20 door and 2 small old chamfered lights to ground floor; 12-pane sash window, 3-light mullioned window with old fixed casements and single-light chamfered window above. Plain parapet.

Rear wall of main block, to either side of tower, has blocked single-light windows, and plain stacks rising from the parapet alongside the tower.

Rear elevation of tower, onto main block roof, has chamfered flat-pointed doorway and small chamfered window.

Interior: Hall fireplace has chamfered surround with flattened triangular head. Similar but smaller fireplaces said to be concealed on upper floors. Ground floor of C18 extension has segmental brick vault. Dog-leg closed-string stair in tower with vase-on-urn balusters, moulded handrail and panelled newels. Some 2-panel doors. Panelled shutters to sash windows.

Listing NGR: NZ2241984176


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

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Date: 13 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00755/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David J Wilkinson. Source Historic England Archive
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