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Description: The New Hall
Date Listed: 9 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 166377
OS Grid Reference: TA1892728497
OS Grid Coordinates: 518927, 428497
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7393, -0.1984
There is also a scheduled monument, Hedon medieval town, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
(The New Hall)
TA 1828 NE 1/7
TA 1828 5/7 9.1.54.
Mid C18. Built for William Iveson Senior (1728-86), a Hedon solicitor, understeward
to William Constable (Lord of the Manor), Mayor of Hedon (1767, 1775 and 1780),
and Deputy Sheriff of Yorkshire. Red brick. Double pile: rear roof is pitched
pantile with tumbled gable: front roof altered in mid-C19 to pitched slate
with overhanging eaves on long moulded brackets. Five ranges of sashes with
glazing bars and keystones. Porch on 2 Tuscan columns and 2 half-columns,
all with high bases, taking entablature and dentilled pediment to front. Door
in moulded frame, with 6 fielded panels, up 5 steps.
Wing breaking forward to north-west: ground floor of this is converted part
of adjoining (west) C18 barn: top floor is a mid-C19 addition with steep pitched
gabled roof and bracketed eaves. Two ranges of sashes with glazing bars on
each elevation, and oculus in gable end.
Rear has brick parapet with stone coping to eaves. Same fenestration as front.
Early C19 porch glazed all over, including roof: reeded pilasters and pedimented
gable: internal pilasters have rosettes at point where they join a reeded band.
Interior. Large double-height hall. Plaster ceiling with moulded panels,
centre one circular, enclosing circular festoon of roses and acanthus centrepiece.
Staircase on 2 sides and gallery on other 2 sides, with curved corners instead
of newels. Balusters have urn-shapes base and inverted gadrooned knop 1/3
way up. Moulded handrail. Spiral terminal at bottom: newel in centre with
gadrooned base the other way up. Moulded dado rail with fielded panelling
below. Five doors, with 6 fielded panels each, moulded frames with deep reveals
with fielded panelling. Chimneypiece with shouldered architrave, cyma recta
frieze and moulded mantelshelf: Delft tile surround to fireplace. Windows
with window seats and shutters with fielded panelling.
Drawing room has contemporary pine wainscoting. Moulded dado and moulded oblong
panels above. Doorway and mirror opposite fireplace have architrave surrounds,
pulvinated friezes and moulded cornices. Wooden chimneypiece with egg and
dart surround; frieze ornamented with crossed palm fronds and central die
with mask of Diana in front of crossed bow and quiver; deeply moulded mantel shelf;
inverted scrolled consoles either side. Overmantel with shouldered surround,
breaking upwards in centre to enclose festoon of roses: pulvinated bay leaf
frieze: moulded cornice, central part pedimented: scrolled consoles with swag
of grapes flank frame. Windows with window seats, and shutters with fielded
Morning Room wainscotted in pine. Moulded dado. Fielded panelling. Fireplace
has marble surround and shouldered architrave: moulded mantel shelf. Raised
panel above chimneypiece with moulded cornice. Windows with window seats and
shutters with fielded panelling.
Bedrooms have comtemporary wainscoting and good contemporary chimneypieces,
2 with marble surrounds to fireplaces.
Wing to north flanking Fletcher Gate. Brown brick. Pitched pantile roof,
2 storeys. One segment-headed door with 6 fielded panels: various other openings
to street. Yard side has various segment-headed openings, one planked door
and one door with 6 moulded panels.
Service block of house at west end. Brown brick. Pitched pantile roof.
Two storeys. One tripartite cased sash with glazing bars on 1st floor. One
door with 6 panels, 4 of them fielded. One-storey lean-to extension on west
side: one cased sash with glazing bars.
Listing NGR: TA1892528499
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Source: English Heritage
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