Description: Usworth Hall
Washington Development Corporation Headquarters
Date Listed: 19 December 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 303243
OS Grid Reference: NZ3137258786
OS Grid Coordinates: 431372, 558786
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9228, -1.5120
NZ35NW WASHINGTON STEPHENSON ROAD (east side)
19.12.49 Usworth Hall (Washington
Development Corporation HQ)
(formerly listed under
House, late C.18 for Bernard Shaw. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof.
U-shaped plan. 2 storeys, 5 windows. South elevation: central double 5-panelled
door in open Tuscan porch with fluted frieze; bands, eaves cornice, open pediment
over central 3 windows. Plain reveals to sash windows without glazing bars;
round window in pediment. Hipped roof has 2 transverse yellow brick chimneys.
Interior: staircase altered but dado survives; 2 arched openings made in wall
between hall and principal room.
Listing NGR: NZ3137258786
Source: English Heritage
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