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Birney Hill Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ponteland, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0239 / 55°1'26"N

Longitude: -1.7679 / 1°46'4"W

OS Eastings: 414938

OS Northings: 569953

OS Grid: NZ149699

Mapcode National: GBR JB3B.1W

Mapcode Global: WHC38.TZBH

Entry Name: Birney Hill Hall

Listing Date: 22 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042707

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238780

Location: Ponteland, Northumberland, NE15

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ponteland

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ponteland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29/01/2015:
Birney Hill Hall
(Formerly listed as Birney Hall)

NZ 16 NW


House. C17 or early C18 (reset datestone of 1701 with initials R & ME
possibly for Errington, above centre bay); altered and extended 1907. Ashlar
with Welsh slate roof. Tudor style. Original double-span building to left 2½
storeys, 3 bays. Openings mainly of 1907. Central canted 2-storey bay has
Tudor-arched doorway with hoodmould. 5-light mullioned window over. Flanking
4-light mullioned-and-tansomed windows on ground floor, 3-light above. 3 tall
original gabled dormers have diamond-paned casements with wedge lintels grooved
in imitation of voussoirs. Steeply-pitched gabled roof with C18 kneelers,
flat coping and corniced end stacks.

2-bay extension to right'of 1907 in similar style.

Rear span has C18 masonry, but detail of 1907 in Arts and Crafts style. Large
2-storey wood bow window and projecting wing on left with 3 attached Tuscan
columns supporting jettied first floor.

Good interior of 1907.

Listing NGR: NZ1493869953

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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