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Middleton Hall, Earle

Description: Middleton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 237601

OS Grid Reference: NT9888025498
OS Grid Coordinates: 398880, 625498
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5232, -2.0193

Locality: Earle
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE71 6RD

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Listing Text


8/25 Middleton Hall


House. Dated 1807 for the Greenwich Hospital Commissioners. Rendered with
ashlar dressings and Scottish slate roof. 2 storeys. Main block 3 x 2 bays
with lower wings projecting to side and rear. Chamfered plinth and rusticated

Main block has 10 steps up to 6-panelled door in open Tuscan porch. Sides of
porch given later C19 panels with margined glazing bars. Pedimented
projecting centre bay with rusticated quoins. 12-pane sash windows in raised
surrounds. Band above 1st floor. Moulded cornice. Datestone in pediment
GH either for George Hughes (1st tenant) or Greenwich Hospital.

Narrow 1-bay later addition on left, in similar style. Hipped roof with 2
ridge stacks.

Rear has irregular fenestration including round-headed stair window with
intersecting glazing bars. Projecting rear wings connected by high stepped
castellated wall with central round-arched carriage entry.

Interior has broad staircase with stick balusters and wreathed handrail.
Fluted arch in entrance hall. Inlaid panelled dado in dining room. 6-panelled
doors and shutters.

Listing NGR: NT9888025498

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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