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Newton Low Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3473 / 55°20'50"N

Longitude: -1.7253 / 1°43'31"W

OS Eastings: 417517

OS Northings: 605956

OS Grid: NU175059

Mapcode National: GBR J6DL.8Y

Mapcode Global: WHC1R.GVNJ

Entry Name: Newton Low Hall

Listing Date: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236838

Location: Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Shilbottle St James

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NEWTON-ON-THE-MOOR A1
NU 10 NE
(East side, off)
2/169 Newton Low Hall
GV II

House. Late C18 for the Cook family with late C19 service wing offshut.
South and west elevations finely-jointed squared stone, rear squared tooled
stone, offshut snecked stone; south and west slopes of main block roof
Scottish slate, other roofs Welsh slate; stacks renewed in yellow brick.
L-plan main block with L-plan service wing on north.

West (entrance) front in 2 parts: main block 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical;
central 6-panel door, with 3-pane overlight, in architrave; renewed 12-pane
sash windows except for trompe l'oeil windows in right bay. Hipped roof with
ridge stack. Set back to left is a lower l-bay wing with renewed 12-pane
sashes, hip-ended roof and rendered lateral stack; at far left pent offshut
with two 9-pane sashes on left return. 5-bay south front has central 4-panel
door flanked by 4-pane sashes, all in giant round-arched recess containing
arched stair window in tooled ashlar surround with sill and impost bands and
archivolt; 12-pane sash with radial head. Other windows are renewed 12-pane
sashes except for trompe l'oeil on 1st floor far right. 2 ridge stacks.

Interior largely contemporary: Front door on long strap hinges; fielded-panel
doors and panelled shutters throughout; dining room has chimneypiece with
pulvinated frieze, and modillion cornice. Similar cornice in drawing room;
moulded arch to stair hall, which has 4-panel door with radial fanlight to
service wing; dog-leg open-string stair with stick balusters, moulded newels
and moulded ramped handrail. Bedrooms have fireplaces with old ironwork;
bathroom has old lead-lined sink exposed by lifting window sill, with later
ceramic bowl inset.

Listing NGR: NU1751705956

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