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Description: West Boldon Hall
Date Listed: 25 February 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 303711
OS Grid Reference: NZ3505960982
OS Grid Coordinates: 435059, 560982
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9423, -1.4542
NZ 36SE BOLDON HYLTON LANE
3/52 West Boldon Hall
Large house. Dated 1709 on Fawcett arms over door; incorporating part of an
earlier house. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Simple block plan.
2 storeys, 5 windows, central door on west side with moulded architrave and
open segmental pediment on brackets. Windows have 24-pane sashes, with broad
glazing bars, except for the rear which has cross windows at ground and first
floor north, a central round-headed staircase window with narrow glazing bars,
and the south elevation which has, at its east, 4-light ground and 3-light first
floor mullioned and transomed windows. String course at first floor level,
and moulded eaves cornice. Roof is hipped with swept eaves and a central rectan-
gular well; two massive stone chimneys at rear have 3 sets backs; 2 others on
the side ridges. The interior has bolection moulded fielded panelling throughout
the ground floor save in the kitchen at the south east; all chimney pieces are
bolection moulded, most are in the corners of rooms; the kitchen has a flattened
Tudor-arched stone lintel at the chimney breast. There are early C18 niches,
a corner cupboard, round-headed arches, architraves, doors and hinges. Staircase
has small open well; decorated tread ends; balusters with turned and graduated
twist sections. Kitchen door plank and batten.
Listing NGR: NZ3505960982
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Source: English Heritage
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