PRESTWICK HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1370741
Date first listed:
22-Aug-1986
Statutory Address:
PRESTWICK HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
PRESTWICK HALL

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ponteland
National Grid Reference:
NZ 18043 72424

Details

PONTELAND PRESTWICK NZ 17 SE

17/350 Prestwick Hall

GV II*

House. 1815 by John Dobson. Tooled-and-margined ashlar with plinth. Scottish slate roof. Greek Revival style. Square with lower 2-storey service wing projecting to rear on left return and conservatory projecting to rear on right. 2 storeys, 3 bays. 8 swept steps with side railings which are wreathed around ashlar piers. 2-leaf, half-glazed door in recessed porch with Doric antae and cornice. 12-pane margined sashes with moulded sills on ground floor. 1st floor sill band and 6-pane margined sashes. Cornice and blocking course. Hipped roof with 2 large ridge stacks.

To rear: doorway into service wing has pedimented Doric entablature. Large 24-pane margined sash stair window.

Interior: Entrance hall; screen of 2 Doric columns. Cast iron balusters said to have been brought from elsewhere. Plain stone door surrounds framed by incised line ending Greek key patterns. Coffered ceiling with triglyph frieze.

Dining room: Ornate plaster ceiling with wreaths of vines and ivy; multi- moulded frieze and cornice. White marble fireplace with round arch and keystone carved with vines; vines in the spandrels also. 2 doorcases (one framing a niche) with fluted pilasters, elaborate brackets, palmette friezes and enriched cornices. This niche and the larger serving niche have elaborate Rococo-style built-in tables. The serving niche has fluted surround and large built-in mirror in frame of palmettes, gilded pelmet.

Sitting room has similar elaborate ceiling. Wood fireplace with frieze of scrolls and shells.

Study has stone fireplace with colonettes and square dentil capitals; pedimented lintel with acroteria; coat of arms in the pediment and foliage in the acroteria.

Listing NGR: NZ1804372424

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
238844
Legacy System:
LBS

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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