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Description: Newbiggin Hall and Attached Garden Wall to North-East
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 240592
OS Grid Reference: NY9450760812
OS Grid Coordinates: 394507, 560812
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9419, -2.0873
HEXHAMSHIRE LOW QUARTER NEWBIGGIN
NY 96 SW
Newbiggin Hall and
attached garden wall
20.10.52 to north-east.
House. Core probably late C17, remodelled and extended in mid-C18
(sundial dated 1756), rear wing extended and bay windows added in early
C19, loggia early C20, further alterations c 1980. Squared stone with
dressings, ashlar bay windows, timber loggia on stone piers, brick garden
wall. Slate roof. Irregular L plan.
Main south elevation 2 storeys, 4 bays. Earlier 3-bay left part has
rusticated quoins, right bay has channelled raised quoins. Half-glazed
door in second bay in Tuscan pilaster-and-entablature surround, Outer
bays almost covered by added 2-storey canted bays with canted hipped roofs.
All windows sashes with glazing bars, those in inner bays in architraves.
Reproduction gothick glazing in beads. Sundial with Surtees' initials at
1st floor centre. Outer bays linked by balustraded loggia on 3 Tuscan
columns. Coped gables with moulded kneelers, stepped-and-corniced end and
ridge stacks of 2 or 3 conjoined shafts.
Right return 2 gabled bays, the left set slightly forward, with Venetian
window; other windows round-arched sashes, all in raised stone surrounds.
Right, rear wing and far right tall garden wall with moulded stone coping,
curving forward to pier with moulded cap and cast-iron urn with
gadrooning and pomegranate finial. Left return rendered, with some
Interior largely altered C19 and C20. Former servants' hall in rear wing
has late C17 plaster ceiling with central Tudor rose, and segmental-arched
fireplace (brick voussoirs) with old bread oven and set pot in arched
recess. Cellar beneath kitchen has segmental brick vault.
Listing NGR: NY9450760812
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