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Hawkwell House, Stamfordham

Description: Hawkwell House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 238903

OS Grid Reference: NZ0771071770
OS Grid Coordinates: 407710, 571770
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0404, -1.8809

Location: Dark Lane, Stamfordham, Northumberland NE18 0QU

Locality: Stamfordham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE18 0QU

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Listing Text

NZ 07 SE
15/417 Hawkwell House



House. 1679 with earlier core, facade refenestrated early C19. Scored stucco with
ashlar plinth. Stone slate roof. L-plan with 2-storey lean-to in re-entrant
angle on left return; lower service buildings attached to rear. 3 storeys,
3 bays. Central doorway with chamfered surround, lintel inscribed

hoodmould and 2-light mullioned overlight. Ground and 1st floors have 16-pane
sashes in raised surrounds. 2nd floor has shortened 12-pane sashes in similar
surrounds. Gabled roof with flat coping and corniced end stacks.

On right return, early C19 pedimented Tuscan porch with panelled door. To left
12-pane sashes. To right, on each floor a 4-light mullioned window with

Interior: Drawing room has late C17 panelling with bolection-moulded fireplace
and dado rail, moulded skirting boards and cornice. Dining room has similar
panelling, and early C17 stone fireplace with multi-moulded surround and Tudor-
arched lintel. Study has fireplace with bolection-moulded surround and Delft
tiles. Hall has inserted C17 fireplace with surround carved in relief with
stylised oak leaves; also moulded beams. Back stair has splat balusters. Main
stair a replacement of c.1930 with splat balusters. 2-panelled doors throughout.

Listing NGR: NZ0771071770

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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