THE SPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1370811
Date first listed:
02-Oct-1951
Statutory Address:
THE SPITAL, SPITAL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE SPITAL, SPITAL LANE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hexham
National Grid Reference:
NY 92719 65019

Details

SPITAL LANE 1. 5334 The Spital

NY 96 NW 4/80 2.10.51.

I

2. 1802, on site of the mediaeval St Giles' Hospital. 2 storeys and basement. 3 windows. Ashlar over rusticated basement. Hipped slate roof. Classic front with pedimented centre breaking forward and approached by curved flights of steps leading to central doorway, which has a large and elaborate fanlight; 2 leaf doors with side lights separated by Doric columns; fluted frieze, panelled pilasters. Glazing bar sash windows with architraves, entablatures with fluted friezes and relieving arches on ground floor. Cornice and blocking course; pediment with stone urn and swags in low relief. Lower 2 storey 2 window annexe to west and a further Hipped gabled extension with a lunette on 1st floor and a Venetian window on ground floor. Further single storey, 2 window range. North front: Tripartite windows on raised ground floor set in relieving arches containing rosettes. String and eaves courses. Extensions to West treated in same manner as front, with lunette and Venetian window. Basement windows segmental hooded withing relieving lunettes. Interior: 2 storey hall with cantilevered staircase and landing. Heavy Adam-style ceiling decoration. Some mahogany doors. Anglian cross referred to in previous list now in St Andrew's Church (qv).

Listing NGR: NY9271965019

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
239227
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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Date: 23 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06671/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Kenneth Robinson. Source Historic England Archive
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