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Newton Hall, Newton-by-the-Sea

Description: Newton Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 237069

OS Grid Reference: NU2318924958
OS Grid Coordinates: 423189, 624958
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5178, -1.6343

Location: Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland NE66 3DZ

Locality: Newton-by-the-Sea
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3DZ

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Listing Text


3/178 Newton Hall

Country House. Late C18, probably for Joseph Forster and perhaps by William
Newton. Pink sandstone ashlar, rendered to rear. Scottish slate roof.

South front 2 storeys on basement, 5 bays, symmetrical. Plinth, set back
above basement, sill bands and 1st floor band. Swept flight of 12 moulded
steps, with curtail and wrought-iron openwork balustrade, up to central part-
glazed double doors in surround with pilasters and pediment. 12-pane sash
windows except for 8-pane short sashes to basement. Moulded eaves cornice.
Over 3 centre bays an open pediment with central marble statue and flanking
leafy urns. Hipped roof with T-plan stepped-and-banded stacks at each end of
ridge. Similar 4-bay left return. 3-bay right return, with full-height
canted 3-window bay to right. Rear elevation shows central gabled stair wing
with Venetian and Diocletian windows; right projecting early C20 four-bay
extension with 8-pane sash windows.

Interior: Sitting Room has marble fireplace, moulded dado rail and acanthus
cornice. Dining Room has dentil cornice. Venetian screen to stair hall;
open-well stair with stick balusters, moulded newels and ramped moulded
handrail. Bedrooms have cornices and old fireplace surrounds. Doors of 6
fielded panels, panelled shutters. Basement rooms show segmental-arched
fireplace, old kitchen range, and wine cellar under entrance hall with brick
barrel vault and stone wine bins.

Listing NGR: NU2318924958

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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