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Newsham Hall, Winston

Description: Newsham Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 111144

OS Grid Reference: NZ1243717809
OS Grid Coordinates: 412437, 517809
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5554, -1.8092

Location: Tarn Lane, Winston, Durham DL2 3QN

Locality: Winston
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3QN

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Listing Text


5/53 Newsham Hall (formerly
14.9.66 included in the Civil
Parish of Little Newsham)

Manor House. Possibly CI7 with major mid C18 alterations. Roughcast sandstone
rubble with dressed quoins; graduated green slate roofs; C19 conjoined stacks
of grey brick. Possibly original H-plan with recessed centre filled by mid C18
addition. 2-storey, 3-bay centre with slightly-projecting 2-storey, single-bay
gabled cross wings. Centre block has low plinth; central projecting porch with
entablature, pair of 3-panel outer doors and part-glazed 3-panel inner door;
windows have raised surrounds and projecting sills; 12-pane sash to left of porch,
canted bay window to right, three 12-pane sashes to first floor and three 9-pane
sashes to second floor. Wings have plinth, ground floor with slightly-recessed
centre and string course. Left wing has early C20 square bay window to ground
floor and 15-pant sash above. Right wing has 18-pane sash to ground floor and
15-pane sash above. centre block has low-pitched hipped roof with two lateral
stacks; wings have low-pitched roofs with coped gables and two ridge stacks,
roof of right wing is hipped to rear. Right return of right-wing has similar

Two attached gabled wings to rear of centre block with round-arched staircase
window in raised surround, two tripartite 24-pane horizontal sliding sashes and
coped gables with ball finials.

Interior: several 6-panel doors in architraves, some with angle paterae; several
2-panel window shutters; drawing room has late C18 cornice; 2-flight cut-string
dogleg staircase with two stick balusters per tread and ramped handrail.

Later additions to rear of left wing not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1243717809

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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