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Hexham House, Hexham

Description: Hexham House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 239098

OS Grid Reference: NY9345764229
OS Grid Coordinates: 393457, 564229
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9726, -2.1037

Locality: Hexham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 3NJ

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Listing Text

1. (South West Side)
Hexham House
NY 9364 1/26 2.10.51.


Dated 1723 with later wings. Main garden front to south west. 3 storeys,
5 windows with 2 storey flanking wings of 2 windows each. Ashlar with quoins
at sides of main block, centre bay and south east wing. Moulded string above
1st and ground floors. Cornice and parapet. Stone chimneys. Glazing bar sash
windows. Projecting porch on piers, reeded door surround to glazed door.
Inside on lintel to this door: "T.A." over "Has Aedes struxit" over "1723".
Panelled rooms to garden. Left hand wing recessed; rubble with some alterations
on ground floor. Right hand (south-east) wing ashlar circa 1840 with cornice
and blocking course. Rich plasterwork inside, coved ceiling to garden front
room. Street front: wings project, right hand wing (north west) brick built
and joined to centre by narrow 1 window annexe. This wing also has a lead
rainwater head to street, kidney shaped with mask in relief with, above, a
box with the arms of Durham Abbey. South east wing ashlar. Centre ashlar,
3 windows with raised surrounds, cornice and parapet. Closed porch with 6
panel door in centre.

Hexham House, together with Nos 2 to 10 (even) and the Wall to the Bowling Green,
form a group.

Listing NGR: NY9345764229

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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