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Morris Hall, Norham

Description: Morris Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237918

OS Grid Reference: NT9105447477
OS Grid Coordinates: 391054, 647477
Latitude/Longitude: 55.7206, -2.1440

Location: Horncliffe, Northumberland TD15 2JY

Locality: Norham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD15 2JY

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Listing Text

NT 94 NW
5/65 Morris Hall


House. Late C17 or early C18 core. Front range mid C18 with wings added
c.1830. Ashlar facade, rubble to rear; Welsh slate roof. Double-span centre
with cross wings, and further wings projecting to rear.

2 storeys, 2 : 5 : 2 bays. Central panelled door with fanlight in open-
pedimented stone surround. 12-pane sashes: in raised stone surrounds on
ground floor, with plain reveals and sill band on 1st floor. Slightly-
projecting, cross-gabled early-C19 wings have raised alternating quoins.
Paired 12-pane sashes under hoodmoulds; 1st floor band. Gabled roof with 2
corniced ridge stacks. The wings have flat coping, kneelers and rectangular
block finials to gables.

Rear span has steeply-pitched roof with reverse-stepped coping.

Interior: Staircase with turned balusters and square knops; the newel has 4
demi-balusters set into a square post; heavily-moulded hand rail. Hall has ,
wood Rococo fireplace and niche with broad elliptical arch. Drawing room has
late-C18 wood fireplace with Adam-style Corinthian capitals and gesso frieze.

Listing NGR: NT9105447477

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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