Description: Newmoor Hall
Date Listed: 21 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236827
OS Grid Reference: NU1433403434
OS Grid Coordinates: 414334, 603434
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3248, -1.7756
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Overgrass Tower House 150m South East of Newmoor Hall, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
NU 10 SW
5/158 Newmoor Hall
as Newmoor House)
House, c.1720, incorporating earlier fabric. Interior altered c.1870 and again
c.1950 when rear wing was demolished. Front squared stone with cut dressings,
other elevations rubble; stone flag roof except for Welsh slates on kitchen
wing and stub of rear wing. Baroque style perhaps influenced by Vanbrugh.
2 storeys, 8 narrow bays. Chamfered plinth, rusticated quoins. Old flush-
panelled door in bay 4, in architrave between fluted pilasters carrying
pulvinated frieze and cornice. 12-pane sash windows in raised alternating-
block surrounds with broad stepped keystones. Coped gables on moulded
kneelers; stepped-and-corniced ridge and end stacks. Returns each show 2
small boarded attic windows; various blocked openings in lower part of right
return. Lower kitchen wing to left: 2 storeys, 2 wide bays; renewed 12-pane
sashes on right, blocked doorway and window. Coped left gable on moulded
kneelers, with truncated brick stack. Left return shows blocked stone-
surround window to 1st floor.
Rear elevation of house shows earlier massive squared masonry in lower courses
at left end, perhaps medieval.
Listing NGR: NU1433403434
Source: English Heritage
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