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Gymnasium to East of Hartford Hall, West Bedlington

Description: Gymnasium to East of Hartford Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235888

OS Grid Reference: NZ2455880112
OS Grid Coordinates: 424558, 580112
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1148, -1.6165

Location: Farmstead Court, Wansbeck, Northumberland NE22 6AG

Locality: West Bedlington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE22 6AG

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Listing Text

NZ 28 SW

4/17 Gymnasium to east
of Hartford Hall


Stable block, now gymnasium. North and west ranges early Cl9, enlarged with
conversion of yard into covered exercise yard 1875, dated with initials A.E.B.
(Augustus Edward Burdon) on pediment. Front tooled-and-margined ashlar,
returns squared stone; graduated Lakeland slate roof to north and west ranges,
Welsh slates to remainder.

North elevation 2 storeys, 1 + 3 + 1 bays. Plinth, rusticated quoins.
Slightly-projecting pedimented centre has tall round arch flanked by lower
segmental archeswith 4-pane sash windows above; all arches now blocked, with
later windows inserted. Circular moulded panel in pediment encloses shield
with date and initials. End bays have 4-pane sashes; hip-ended roof with
stepped-and-corniced ridge stacks. 6-bay returns show C20 casement windows in
older openings.

Interior: Former covered yard has balcony all round, stepped up over former
entrance arch on north, with shaped cast-iron bars and moulded handrail.
Strapped king-post truss roof with rooflights.

Listing NGR: NZ2455880112

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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