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Hallstile Cottages Henry King Memorial Almshouses, Hexham

Description: Hallstile Cottages Henry King Memorial Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 239125

OS Grid Reference: NY9376164209
OS Grid Coordinates: 393761, 564209
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9725, -2.0990

Location: Hallstile Bank, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 3PH

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

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Listing Text

1. (South East Side)
Henry King Memorial Almshouses
[Nos 1 to 3 (Hallstile Cottages)]
NY 9364 1/259


Circa 1391. Formerly 5 cottages, now converted into 3. 'L' plan with No 1's
east end given prominence, Nos 2 and 3 face south. Single storey. Slate roofs.
Dressed coursed rubble with ashlar quoins. No 1: central coped gabled porch
with kneelers, 4centred arch headed doorway with moulded jambs and label above
containing 2 blank escutscheons, 2 light casement windows flanking porch.
On south side is a 2 light transomed window with a pediment; above a tablet
in a moulded frame "In Memoriam Henry King qui obiit 1891". Coped gables to
slate roof; ball finials. Nos 2 and 3: have central 4 centred arch headed
doorways with label over containing blank escutcheons; doorways flanked by
4 light bays with half timbered gables. Glazing bar casements. 2 leaf panelled

Henry King Almshouses form a group.

Listing NGR: NY9376164209

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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