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Benridge Hall, Ponteland

Description: Benridge Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238775

OS Grid Reference: NZ1499975757
OS Grid Coordinates: 414999, 575757
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0760, -1.7666

Location: Ponteland, Northumberland NE20 0AF

Locality: Ponteland
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE20 0AF

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Listing Text

NZ 17 NW and NZ 17 NE

11/450 and 12/450 Benridge Hall


House. Mid C18 and later. Brick facade in Flemish bond. Other walls in
English Garden Wall Bond. One rear facade ashlar. Welsh slate roof. Front
block with parallel range to rear and left, and double-span wing projecting
to rear forming an overall L-plan. 2 storeys.

South front is in 2 sections. Main block 5 bays. 3 steps up to central
Venetian doorway with Tuscan columns, set in blank arch. 12- and 4-pane
sashes with flat arches and projecting sills. Hipped roof with corniced
ridge stack. Lower block recessed to left is contiguous with rear span;
irregular fenestration including a round-headed window with radial glazing

East front, on right return: lower 4-bay facade. In 2nd bay a 6-panel door
and overlight with radial glazing bars, in architrave with cornice on fluted

Rear: a 5-bay facade in C18 ashlar.

Former cottage, now a garage, attached to rear has tumbled-in brickwork in
the gable.

Interior has mid C18 open-well stair with turned balusters and panelled dado;
6-panel doors and shutters.

Listing NGR: NZ1499975757

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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