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Hepscott Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Hepscott, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1514 / 55°9'5"N

Longitude: -1.6497 / 1°38'59"W

OS Eastings: 422419

OS Northings: 584176

OS Grid: NZ224841

Mapcode National: GBR J8XW.M5

Mapcode Global: WHC2R.MSM6

Entry Name: Hepscott Hall

Listing Date: 20 October 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206462

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238917

Location: Hepscott, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hepscott

Built-Up Area: Hepscott

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Morpeth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

HEPSCOTT SIDE LANE
NZ 28 SW
(North side)
5/2 Hepscott Hall
20.10.69
GV II

House. Later C17, probably incorporating earlier structure. Small C18
extension and some alterations; roof restored to possibly original form after
fire c.1965. Front squared tooled stone, other elevations roughly-squared
stone with cut quoins; old brick stacks. C20 flat asphalt roofs, except for
Welsh slates on C18 extension and C20 tiles on pantry. C17 house T-plan,
3-storey main block with 4-storey tower at rear.

South elevation 3 storeys, 5 bays, slightly irregular. Right-of-centre C19
half-glazed door in C17 chamfered surround with segmental-pointed head; wall
above obscured by ivy. Flanking bays have inserted 12-pane sash windows, end
bays have chamfered single-light windows with small-paned casements to upper
floors, with traces of blocked windows below. Flat-coped C20 parapet. To far
left, lean-to pantry with blocked door and small window.

Left return shows blocked C17 1st-floor light, and C18 extension to rear with
16-pane sash window.

Rear elevation shows projecting left-of-centre tower: C20 door and 2 small old
chamfered lights to ground floor; 12-pane sash window, 3-light mullioned window
with old fixed casements and single-light chamfered window above. Plain parapet.

Rear wall of main block, to either side of tower, has blocked single-light
windows, and plain stacks rising from the parapet alongside the tower.

Rear elevation of tower, onto main block roof, has chamfered flat-pointed
doorway and small chamfered window.

Interior: Hall fireplace has chamfered surround with flattened triangular head.
Similar but smaller fireplaces said to be concealed on upper floors. Ground
floor of C18 extension has segmental brick vault. Dog-leg closed-string stair
in tower with vase-on-urn balusters, moulded handrail and panelled newels.
Some 2-panel doors. Panelled shutters to sash windows.


Listing NGR: NZ2241984176

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