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Jubilee Hall with Attached Wall to South West, Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland

Description: Jubilee Hall with Attached Wall to South West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236866

OS Grid Reference: NU1705805336
OS Grid Coordinates: 417058, 605336
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3418, -1.7326

Location: Newton on the Moor, Northumberland NE65 9JY

Locality: Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 9JY

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Listing Text

NU 10 NE
(North side)
2/197 Jubilee Hall,
with attached
wall to south-west


Village hall and attached wall, dated 1887, incorporating part of C18 cottage.
Hall snecked stone, with timber belfry with copper dome; wall and cottage
squared stone. Pantile roofs except for Welsh slates on outshut at rear of
Gabled front of hall shows boarded door with marble war memorial plaque to
right. 3-light transomed window, with moulded wood surround and small-paned
casements, under timber lintel with datestone in semicircular relieving arch
above. Coped gable on footstones with moulded finials; at apex square
bellcote on moulded corbels, with moulded corner shafts carrying swept dome
with weathervane. Attached wall runs forward from left end to street front,
stepping down in 3 irregular sections with pyramid-topped square piers between;
gabled coping. Set back to right is 1-bay part of cottage: boarded door in
chamfered surround with paired 6-pane casements on left; corniced ridge stack
heightened in brick. Attached building to right is Reading Room (q.v.).
3-bay left return of hall shows 2- and 3-light transomed windows in moulded
wood surrounds; similar 3-light window in rear gable-end.
Interior: Early C18 panelled round arch with imposts and fluted keyblock
reset as entrance to hall from cottage part, almost certainly from removed
1st floor of the house which is now the Reading Room.

Listing NGR: NU1705805336

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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