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Description: Cramlington Hall
Date Listed: 8 February 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 236032
OS Grid Reference: NZ2661676833
OS Grid Coordinates: 426616, 576833
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0852, -1.5846
CRAMLINGTON LOW MAIN PLACE
NZ 27 NE
(East side, off)
4/68 Cramlington Hall
House, mid C18. Squared stone with ashlar dressings; basement and service wing
roughly-squared stone. Lakeland slates on west wing, with 2 old brick stacks,
and south end of east wing; C20 tiles on main block and remainder of east wing.
Main block with rear wings flanking yard and service wing set back at right.
Palladian style. South elevation in 4 sections: main block 2 storeys on
slightly-projecting basement, 5 bays, symmetrical. Sill and 1st floor bands,
modillion eaves cornice. Central C20 stair to renewed glazed door with 4-pane
overlight in architrave with swept feet and moulded cornice on carved consoles.
12-pane sash windows in architraves. Later basement casements. Hipped roof
with 2 low corniced stacks on ridge. Set back slightly to right and left, ends
of wings, each 2 storeys, 2 bays; similar features to main block, except for
a C20 small-paned casement. Separate hip-ended roofs. Set back to far right
2-storey 3-bay service wing with renewed casements. Left return of left wing
5 bays, irregular; half-glazed double doors in renewed corniced doorcase,
12-pane sash windows, 2 corniced ridge stacks. Rear elevation of main block
shows centre 3-bay projection, some 12-pane sashes.
Interior much altered. Round-arched openings in basement. Late C19 fittings
in west wing.
West wing extension now a separate dwelling, The Cottage, is C19, much altered
and not of special interest; the 'A.D. 1100' datestone is somewhat misleading.
Listing NGR: NZ2661676833
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Source: English Heritage
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