NEW HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1379298
Date first listed:
24-Oct-1951
Statutory Address:
NEW HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
NEW HALL

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Camden (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 30923 81408

Details

CAMDEN

TQ3081SE LINCOLN'S INN 798-1/106/1040 (West side) 24/10/51 New Hall

GV II*

Banqueting hall with offices. c1843-5. By Philip Hardwick with PC Hardwick & John Loughborough Pearson. Red brick with blue diapers and stone dressings. Slate roof with tall, decorative brick chimneys. Tudor style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and semi-basement. Rectangular plan of 7-bay hall, plus lobby and entrance. Linked at north end to adjoining Library (qv). Gabled south end with 7-light, traceried window flanked by square twin towers. East and west elevations with five 8-light square-headed windows, separated by stone dressed buttresses topped with decorative stone finials rising through the embattled parapet, and 2 large bay windows at the high table end. 2-tier glazed fleche with weathervane. Lobby with octagonal turret in roof. Entrance approached by 3 flights of steps. INTERIOR: hall with hammer-beam trusses. Screen at south end; on north wall fresco "Justice, The Hemicycle of The Law Givers" by G F Watts, 1852-9. HISTORICAL NOTE: one of the earliest secular expressions of the revived historicism of Victorian architecture, made more correct in style by PC Hardwick who took over the commission when in 1843 his father became seriously ill. New Hall was restored c1984-87 by Peter Locke & Tony Dyson of Donald Insall Associates, particular attention being given to the roof and fresco.





Listing NGR: TQ3092781408

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
478667
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.

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