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Statutory Address:

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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NY 93457 64229


GILESGATE 1. (South West Side) 5334 Hexham House NY 9364 1/26 2.10.51.


2. Dated 1723 with later wings. Main garden front to south west. 3 storeys, 5 windows with 2 storey flanking wings of 2 windows each. Ashlar with quoins at sides of main block, centre bay and south east wing. Moulded string above 1st and ground floors. Cornice and parapet. Stone chimneys. Glazing bar sash windows. Projecting porch on piers, reeded door surround to glazed door. Inside on lintel to this door: "T.A." over "Has Aedes struxit" over "1723". Panelled rooms to garden. Left hand wing recessed; rubble with some alterations on ground floor. Right hand (south-east) wing ashlar circa 1840 with cornice and blocking course. Rich plasterwork inside, coved ceiling to garden front room. Street front: wings project, right hand wing (north west) brick built and joined to centre by narrow 1 window annexe. This wing also has a lead rainwater head to street, kidney shaped with mask in relief with, above, a box with the arms of Durham Abbey. South east wing ashlar. Centre ashlar, 3 windows with raised surrounds, cornice and parapet. Closed porch with 6 panel door in centre.

Hexham House, together with Nos 2 to 10 (even) and the Wall to the Bowling Green, form a group.

Listing NGR: NY9345764229


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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: 02 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04634/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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