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Washington Old Hall, Washington

Description: Washington Old Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 19 December 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 303230

OS Grid Reference: NZ3110256555
OS Grid Coordinates: 431102, 556555
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9028, -1.5165

Location: The Avenue, Washington, Sunderland NE38 7LE

Locality: Washington
County: Sunderland
Country: England
Postcode: NE38 7LE

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Listing Text

2/73 Washington.

19.12.49 Washington Old Hall
(formerly listed as Washington
G.V. Hall)
House. Early C17 incorporating parts of a medieval house; 1792 alterations to
east wing; restoration begun 1937. Coursed sandstone blocks; roof of pantiles
has flat stone gable coping. H-plan with rear central wing. 2 storeys, 5
windows. North elevation: central door in flattened Tudor arch and alternate
block jambs; ground floor windows 4-light, first floor 3-light, all stone
mullioned; blank bay over door. Windows and door have label moulds. One
transverse ridge chimney on left wing; massive chimney stack on right return
has 3 offsets. Interior: 2 pointed arches for service doors springing from
shared pillar in wall between west wing and great hall; elliptical-headed
chamfered fireplace in west wall. East wing contains oak panelling from Old
Manor House, Abbotts Langley, south wing a staircase from the White Hart Hotel,

Listing NGR: NZ3110256555

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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