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Wester Hall, Humshaugh

Description: Wester Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 239998

OS Grid Reference: NY9171372896
OS Grid Coordinates: 391713, 572896
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0505, -2.1312

Location: Humshaugh, Northumberland NE46 4AY

Locality: Humshaugh
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 4AY

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Listing Text

NY 97 SW
2/239 Wester Hall

House. 1732 for William Smith (name on re-set dated lintel) incorporating
older fabric; remodelled as villa, with servants' wing added in early C19.
Squared stone front with rubble returns, C19 parts smaller rubble; cut dressings,
tooled-and-margined to C19 parts; Welsh slate roofs. C18 house L plan, infilled
to rectangular block, with wing to north-west. South front 2 storeys, 5 bays.
Central fielded-panel door with flanking lights and fanlight with radial glazing,
within segment-headed C19 arch; 12-pane sash windows with raised wedge lintels
and keystones. Hipped roof with 2 ridge stacks: left stepped and banded, right
rendered. Set back to left, 2-bay end of servants' wing has tall 18-pane sash
stair window on right and 16-pane sash with 8-pane sash over on left, all in
alternating-block surrounds; hipped roof. Right return of main block 2 bays.
Late C19 canted bay windows with 8-pane sashes and pyramidal roofs, 12-pane
sashes over; earlier blocked openings between. Rear elevation shows round-
headed stair window with Gothick glazing bars.

Interior: Open-string stair with wreathed and moulded handrail, and stick
balusters. Some C18 fittings, including cupboards.

Listing NGR: NY9171372896

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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