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Queens Hall and Town Hall Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9705 / 54°58'13"N

Longitude: -2.1026 / 2°6'9"W

OS Eastings: 393531

OS Northings: 563995

OS Grid: NY935639

Mapcode National: GBR FBRZ.L0

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.NBZC

Entry Name: Queens Hall and Town Hall Buildings

Listing Date: 5 April 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042607

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239045

Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hexham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

BEAUMONT STREET
1. (South-East Side)
5334
Queens Hall and
Town Hall Buildings
NY 9364 1/121 5.4.73.
NY 9363 2/121

II GV

2.
1865-66. Architect John Johnston. 2 storey ashlar building, exuberant in
French style. 3+5+3 bays. Centre part has central bay projecting slightly
under pediment set into parapet. 2 round arches on ground floor. Upper moor
has round headed window rising into open pediment and flanked by pilasters
consisting of round arches supported on columns. Flat headed windows to right
and left on each floor, open arcaded parapet. Rusticated ground floor. Wings
to right and left are taller and project slightly. Flat headed doors and windows
on ground floor. Upper floor with angle quoins and round headed windows.
Heavy bracketted cornice. Parapet with elaborate pedimented central window.
Tall nipped slate roof with iron cresting. South elevation has 6 circular windows
on 1st floor. Ground floor rusticated with blind shouldered doorway and steps
to off centre porch.

Nos 1 to 9 (consec), The Queen's Hall and Town Hall Buildings together with the The Trinity
Methodist Church and Church Hall form a group with Nos 1 to 8 (consec) Beaumont Street
which are of local interest.


Listing NGR: NY9353464000

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