BANQUETING HOUSE ABOUT 500 METRES EAST AND 300 METRES SOUTH OF GIBSIDE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1355118
Date first listed:
01-Feb-1950
Statutory Address:
BANQUETING HOUSE ABOUT 500 METRES EAST AND 300 METRES SOUTH OF GIBSIDE, B6314

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Location

Statutory Address:
BANQUETING HOUSE ABOUT 500 METRES EAST AND 300 METRES SOUTH OF GIBSIDE, B6314

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

District:
Gateshead (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 18164 58634

Details

NZ 15 NE WHICKHAM B6314 (north side) Gibside Estate

10/109 Banqueting house about 500 metres east and1.2.50 300 metres south of Gibside.

G.V. I I

Banqueting house. 1751 by Daniel Garrett for George Bowes. Restored 1980 by Charlewood, Curry ,Wilson and Atkinson. Sandstone ashlar; concealed roof. Gothick style. Large room with rear apse facing vista and projecting wings. One storey, 3 by 3 bays. Entrance front: central stepped arcaded 3-bay loggia on octagonal columns. Niches in rear wall; 6-panel doors,with deep reeded reveals, in inner returns of wings. Tall pointed parapet holds quatrefoil and cross ornament; wings have battlemented parapets. Garden front: 5 curved steps to central sash with opening panels below: flanking sashes in apse, one sash at either side, all with glazing bars. Tall pierced screen wall and 3 stepped, crocketed, ornamented gables over the apse; battlemented side parapets. Cusped ogee surrounds to windows. Similar surrounds to niches on returns. Interior: transverse main hall with mid-side apses, the inner holding fireplace and flanking niches, ogee- headed with moulded plasterwork. Similar heads to mirrors above cable- moulded dado rail. Coved ceiling and patterned plaster frieze. COUNTRY LIFE 26 SEPTEMBER 1974.

Listing NGR: NZ1816458634

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
303874
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 26 September, (1974)

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: 14 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/12198/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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