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Latitude: 54.9704 / 54°58'13"N
Longitude: -2.1199 / 2°7'11"W
OS Eastings: 392420
OS Northings: 563984
OS Grid: NY924639
Mapcode National: GBR FBMZ.V1
Mapcode Global: WHB2C.DBRF
Entry Name: The Former Hexham Hydropathic (now part of Queen Elizabeth High School)
Listing Date: 18 May 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042638
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239019
Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46
Civil Parish: Hexham
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Hexham
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/09/2015
NY 9263 7/146
NY 9264 8/146
ALLENDALE ROAD (North Side),
The Former Hexham Hydropathic (now part of Queen Elizabeth High School)
(Formerly listed as The Former Hexham Hydropathetic (now part of Northumberland College of Education))
Circa 1850 south wing; main part 1878-9. East front: 3 storeys and attic with
two 2 storey wings to north and south. Central 5 storey tower porch breaks
forward slightly, belvedere and balcony on top. 3:7:2 windows. Ashlar with
plinth, 1st and 2nd floor cill bands, raised window surrounds with keys. Hipped
roofs with paired eaves brackets. Tower porch more ornate; balconies 1st and
2nd floor windows and bracketted broken pediment above 3rd floor window with
a small pediment above in the cornice. Plate glass sash windows with segmental
heads on 1st floor. Two 5-light rectangular bays on ground floor. Entrance
has glazed semi-circular head and 3 stone corbels to the balcony above. 2
light pedimented dormers. North wing of 2 windows with inserted attic.
South wing, the former Westfield House, is earlier and lavishly decorated.
Centre breaks forward slightly with open ball-topped pediment containing ornamented
tympanum. Centre flanked by rusticated piers on ground floor, panelled on
1st floor and has, on the ground floor a 4 light bay window with a segmental
headed Venetian window on 1st floor. Architraves to windows, with cartouches
on ground floor. Return to south has central doorcase with blind balustraded
parapet above, supported on bracket capped pilasters. Rusticated side piers
on ground floor, becoming raised quoins on 1st floor.
Listing NGR: NY9242063984
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