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Description: Hebburn Hall
Date Listed: 28 May 1948
English Heritage Building ID: 303734
OS Grid Reference: NZ3111564160
OS Grid Coordinates: 431115, 564160
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9711, -1.5155
NZ 36SW HEBBURN CANNING STREET (south side)
2/74 Hebburn Hall (formerly
listed as Ellison Hall
Infirmary and St John's
Ellison Hall masonic club. Mostly 1790-2, incorporating earlier house in the
western part, with some 1819 alterations. Possibly by William Newton; alterations
by John Dobson; for the Ellison family. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof.
U-shaped plan. 3 storeys, 9 windows to garden front, 5 to each return. South
elevation to garden : pedimented central 3-bay projection containing 6-panelled
door at left under large fanlight; a similar door in centre of right 3 bays;
glazing bars of fanlights similar to those of windows; doors and window all
have architraves, those of ground and first floors having cornices with bracketed
pediments above ground 5th and first floor 2nd, 5th and 8th windows; bands,
eaves cornice. Right return : similar windows; central Venetian double door
having stilted fanlight, bracketed pediment to the window above; bands, eaves
cornice. Left return; central door, under 3-pane oblong fanlight; mid C19 bay
windows either side; bands at second floor level; eaves cornice. Hipped roof
has 4 corniced ashlar stacks across ridges, 3 at rear. West wing has extensive
cellars. Interior : cornices to hall and upper hall, dado and C19 balustrade
to open well staircase. Room to left of entrance has ceiling decorated with
stucco floral motifs, probably by the Rose family. Historical note : the manor
became the property of the Ellison family in 1650. (Formerly 2 separate items:
Ellison Hall Infirmary and St John's Vicarage).
Listing NGR: NZ3111564160
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Source: English Heritage
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