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Heddon Hall, Heddon-on-the-Wall

Description: Heddon Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238630

OS Grid Reference: NZ1416266340
OS Grid Coordinates: 414162, 566340
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9915, -1.7802

Locality: Heddon-on-the-Wall
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE15 0EF

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Listing Text

NZ 16 NW

20/145 Heddon Hall Heddon Hall


House. C18 extended early C19 and remodelled 1824 for I.M. Bates, C18 dressed
stone on right, ashlar elsewhere. Welsh slate roof. Classical style. Two
storeys, 5 bays. Former central doorway, now a window, has full-length 12-pane
sash in Tuscan entablature. Flanking bays, including present door to left,
have plain reveals and semicircular pediments on stone brackets. Four-pane
sashes in plain reveals in outer bays. 12-pane sashes on 1st floor. Plain
frieze, cornice and blocking course of 1824. Roof hipped on left with ridge
and end stacks.

On left return a 2-storey square tower with 4-pane sash on ground floor; round-
headed window on 1st floor has radiating glazing bars and dated keystone.

Interior: mainly of 1820-30. Hall has coffered ceiling and Greek-style
fireplace with battered jambs, pedimented lintel with acroteria on the corners.
Drawing room has coffered ceiling with Greek-key design on the borders.
Imposing cantilevered open-well stair with ramped and wreathed handrail and
hexagonal-plan balusters. 6-panel doors and shutters; many early C19 fireplaces.

Listing NGR: NZ1416266340

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Source: English Heritage

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