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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1355110



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


District: Gateshead

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jan-1949

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 303840

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NZ 16 SW RYTON A696 (north side)


21.1.49 Bradley Hall


Large country house. Circa 1760 for John Simpson, Newcastle merchant; 1813 alterations by Dobson for first Lord Ravensworth. Sandstone ashlar, roof of graduated Westmorland slate. L-plan : Left return extended by nursery wing in early C19. 2 storeys, 2, 3 and 2 windows on front, 7 on left return, 5 on right return. South elevation to garden: central projecting 3 bays contain half-glazed door under large fanlight with glazing bars in flat Tuscan doorcase with one triglyph at each end of fascia; aedicule to window above with blind blustraded apron. Pediments to windows flanking door. Architraves to all windows; pulvi- nated frieze and cornice to those on ground floor; blind balustrades to numbers 1, 2, 6 and 7 at first floor. Sill bands to ground floor and central 3 bays first floor, first floor band to outer bays. Blind quartrefoil under open pedi- ment continuous with modillioned eaves cornice. Moulded parapet coping; cornice returns a short way at left and all along right return. Narrow set-back left and right has ground floor sill band and eaves cornice. Right return has central door with swept architrave on plinth, bracketed pediment, iron lampholder projecting from frieze, large rectangular fanlight with glazing bars. Later nursery wing, of 2 storeys and dormers 4 windows, has round-headed staircase window in return breaking forward from left return of house. Interior shows cornices, stucco ceiling decoration with trophies and vine leaves of high quality mid-C18 character, lugged architraves to deep panelled reveals of 6-panel doors; ramped handrail to Chinese Chippendale style staircase balustrades. Marble chimney pieces with carved panels and cornices on Ionic pilasters.

Listing NGR: NZ1239163339

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National Grid Reference: NZ 12391 63339


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