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Description: Newsham Hall
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322803
OS Grid Reference: NZ1078110086
OS Grid Coordinates: 410781, 510086
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4860, -1.8351
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NZ 11 SW NEWSHAM VILLAGE STREET
2/102 Newsham Hall
(formerly listed as
Newsham Hall Farmhouse)
Hall, now farmhouse. Late C17 - early C18, but of 2 builds and with later
alterations. Coursed rubble, stone slate roofs. U-shaped plan, comprising
main range with major wing on left projecting to rear, and minor wing to
rear right. 2 storeys with basement to left wing, 2:3 bays to Village
Street. All openings have segmental-pointed relieving arches. Main range
to right: central part-glazed panelled door in raised ashlar surround. 16-
pane sash windows in ashlar surrounds. End stacks, that to left external.
To left, wing probably an addition: chamfered rusticated ashlar quoins to
left, and to top at right. 4-pane sash windows in raised ashlar surrounds.
Cavetto cornice. Hipped roof. Rear: ashlar surrounds to altered openings.
Left return of left wing: flush quoins to left, chamfered rusticated ashlar
quoins to right. Ashlar surrounds to windows: 2-light flat-faced mullion
windows to basement and first floor; 16-pane sash in ashlar surround,
formerly with flat-faced mullion, to ground floor. No cornice. Stacks at
left end and in centre. In the early C19 the building housed a boarding
school of the type criticised by Charles Dickens in Nicholas Nickleby.
Listing NGR: NZ1078110086
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Source: English Heritage
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