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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042779
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238657
Location: Matfen, Northumberland, NE20
Civil Parish: Matfen
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Matfen Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 07 SW
14/174 South Hall
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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