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South Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Matfen, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.067 / 55°4'1"N

Longitude: -1.9387 / 1°56'19"W

OS Eastings: 404010

OS Northings: 574726

OS Grid: NZ040747

Mapcode National: GBR G9XV.2F

Mapcode Global: WHB1W.6W1Y

Entry Name: South Hall

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238657

Location: Matfen, Northumberland, NE20

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Matfen

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Matfen Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

MATFEN INGOE
NZ 07 SW

14/174 South Hall
27.8.52

GV II*


House. Early C18. Ashlar with stone slate roof. L-plan. Two and a half
storeys, 7 bays. Rusticated quoins. Early C18 door with decorative lower
panels, and Gibbs' surround with cornice, in 2nd bay. Similar surround to
window in 6th bay to maintain symmetry. Narrow 8-pane sashes in raised moulded
surrounds. Steeply-pitched gabled roof with corniced end stack on right and
quadripartite corniced ridge stack. Left end stack has been removed. Flat
coping and renewed kneelers.

Venetian stair window on left return with Tuscan columns and thick glazing bars.

Interior: fine open-well stair with carved treadends, thick turned balusters,
wreathed and ramped handrail and fluted newels. Half landing has inlaid
marquetry sunburst. On 1st floor landing, in place of balusters a large Baroque
openwork panel. Back stair from 1st to 2nd floor has more slender turned
balusters also early C18. Drawing room has early C18 fielded panelling with
dado rail and dentil cornice; the entrance has panelling with simulated
rustication and niche with shaped shelves. Two-panel doors throughout. Front
door has C18 brass lock with cherubs in the corners.


Listing NGR: NZ0401074726

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