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The Hall, Alnmouth

Description: The Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236924

OS Grid Reference: NU2458710634
OS Grid Coordinates: 424587, 610634
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3891, -1.6134

Location: Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Northumberland NE66 2RA

Locality: Alnmouth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 2RA

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Listing Text

(West side)

20/33 The Hall


House. Early C18 altered in later C19. Brick; C18 parts in bond with paired
headers and stretchers to every 3rd course; cut stone dressings. Welsh slate

Front (west) elevation 2 storeys + attics, 5 + 1 bays. Tooled stone plinth.
8 steps with curtail and moulded nosing up to centre door; wrought-iron
wreathed and ramped handrails on scrolly openwork balusters and moulded
newels. Panelled double doors in restored stone surround with pilasters and
cornice; balustraded balcony on panelled brackets above. To left of porch 2
original windows have been replaced by a C19 flat-topped canted bow with
plain sashes. Other windows 12-pane sashes, ground floor with flat arches
and 1st floor with soldier lintels. Lower right bay has part-glazed door in
chamfered surround on left and 3-light mullioned-and-transomed windows under
Tudor-style hoodmoulds, those on ground floor linked. Dentil eaves cornice.
Three C19 gabled dormers with 4-pane sashes. Above and behind ridge to left
of centre, rises C19 timber belfry with paired round arches and pyramidal
slate roof. Gable ends have pitched stone coping on moulded kneelers; 2
banded stacks at each end, one each side of ridge. Right bay similar eaves
cornice and end gable with reduced stack.

Left return shows left-of-centre C19 canted bay with 4-pane sashes, and on
far left late C19 3-storey tower with renewed double doors under round arch,
4-pane sashes in pedimented stone surrounds and flat top with ornamental
wrought-iron balustrade. Right return and rear show varied fenestration
including 12-pane sashes.

Interior: Open-well stair with urn-on-vase balusters, moulded wreathed and
ramped handrail and curtail step.

Listing NGR: NU2458710634

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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