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Styford Hall, Bywell

Description: Styford Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239852

OS Grid Reference: NZ0188062137
OS Grid Coordinates: 401880, 562137
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9539, -1.9722

Location: Bywell, Northumberland NE43 7TY

Locality: Bywell
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE43 7TY

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Listing Text

NZ 06 SW
10/91 Styford Hall


Country House, c.1800; rear wings reduced in height and other alterations c.1965.
Stone, pebbledashed, with rusticated quoins and raised tooled-and-margined
dressings; Welsh slate roof. Rectangular block with rear wings flanking yard.

South front 3 storeys, 5 bays symmetrical. Plinth, ground floor sill band, 1st
floor sill band in centre bay only. Slightly-projecting centre had 6-panel
door with flanking 4-pane lights and radial-glazed fanlight, all in 3-centred
arch in panelled surround with hoodmould on moulded corbels. Plain ashlar panel
above. 1st floor 12-pane sash and 2nd floor 6-pane sash, both in panelled
surrounds. Moulded wood pediment. Flanking bays have quoins; tripartite-sashes,
shortened on 2nd floor; those on upper floors C20 enlargements of old openings.
End bays have tripartite ground-floor sashes with 12-pane and 6-pane sashes
above. Hipped roof with 2 stepped-and-banded ridge stacks.

Returns each show tripartite ground floor sash and 2 12-pane 1st floor sashes;
left return also has half-glazed door with Gothick fanlight under round-arched
head. Rear elevation shows 2 large 20-pane sash stair windows with Gothick
glazing under 4-centred arched heads. Rear wings show sash windows, some renewed;
north-east wing has flush-panelled door with radial-glazed overlight in courtyard.

Listing NGR: NZ0188062137

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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