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Birney Hall, Ponteland

Description: Birney Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238780

OS Grid Reference: NZ1493869953
OS Grid Coordinates: 414938, 569953
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0239, -1.7679

Location: Newburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE15 9RB

Locality: Ponteland
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE15 9RB

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Listing Text

NZ 16 NW
20/288 Birney Hall


House. C17 or early C18 (reset datestone of 1701 with initials R & ME
possibly for Errington, above centre bay); altered and extended 1907. Ashlar
with Welsh slate roof. Tudor style. Original double-span building to left 2½
storeys, 3 bays. Openings mainly of 1907. Central canted 2-storey bay has
Tudor-arched doorway with hoodmould. 5-light mullioned window over. Flanking
4-light mullioned-and-tcansoijhd windows on ground floor, 3-light above. 3 tall
original gabled dormers have diamond-paned casements with wedge lintels grooved
in imitation of voussoirs. Steeply-pitched gabled roof with C18 kneelers,
flat coping and corniced end stacks.

2-bay extension to right'of 1907 in similar style.

Rear span has C18 masonry, but detail of 1907 in Arts and Crafts style. Large
2-storey wood bow window and projecting wing on left with 3 attached Tuscan
columns supporting jettied first floor.

Good interior of 1907.

Listing NGR: NZ1493869953

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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