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Prospect House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9715 / 54°58'17"N

Longitude: -2.1 / 2°6'0"W

OS Eastings: 393694

OS Northings: 564106

OS Grid: NY936641

Mapcode National: GBR FBSY.4M

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.Q95L

Entry Name: Prospect House

Listing Date: 18 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239027

Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexham

Built-Up Area: 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

NY 9364 1/152
5334


BANKHEAD
Prospect House


II


Includes Nos 1 and 10 Hallgate.
1888 by Oliver Sheeson. 2 storeys with 1 bay gable end to left. 1+3 windows.
Brick with Dutch shaped gable ends. 2 storey ashlar crenellated bays flanking
quoined doorcase. Raised stone window dressings. Late glazed sash windows.
Glazed door with rectangular light above. Spike capped hexagonal chimney shaft
to left of left gable. Gable end has 2 storey 4 light mullion window with
casements and with floor spacer carved with blank escutcheons; moulded reveals.
2 light mullioned casement window in attic, and also on ground floor to right
also with moulded reveals.
Interiors ornate strapwork and reproduction ceiling friezes. Cl7 style staircase.
The southern wing of Prospect Rouse incorporates Nos 1 and 10 Hallgates. Early
C19 brick. 2 storeys. 3 windows hipped roof to east. Interesting lodge at
west end of No 1:- Rubble with ashlar quoins and crow stepped gable above a
2 storey 2 light shallow bow.
Prospect House is now the District Council Offices. Entered from the west,
near a now semi-circular Council Room.


Listing NGR: NY9369464106

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