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Hexham House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9726 / 54°58'21"N

Longitude: -2.1037 / 2°6'13"W

OS Eastings: 393457

OS Northings: 564229

OS Grid: NY934642

Mapcode National: GBR FBRY.B7

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.N8FR

Entry Name: Hexham House

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239098

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

GILESGATE
1. (South West Side)
5334
Hexham House
NY 9364 1/26 2.10.51.

II* GV

2.
Dated 1723 with later wings. Main garden front to south west. 3 storeys,
5 windows with 2 storey flanking wings of 2 windows each. Ashlar with quoins
at sides of main block, centre bay and south east wing. Moulded string above
1st and ground floors. Cornice and parapet. Stone chimneys. Glazing bar sash
windows. Projecting porch on piers, reeded door surround to glazed door.
Inside on lintel to this door: "T.A." over "Has Aedes struxit" over "1723".
Panelled rooms to garden. Left hand wing recessed; rubble with some alterations
on ground floor. Right hand (south-east) wing ashlar circa 1840 with cornice
and blocking course. Rich plasterwork inside, coved ceiling to garden front
room. Street front: wings project, right hand wing (north west) brick built
and joined to centre by narrow 1 window annexe. This wing also has a lead
rainwater head to street, kidney shaped with mask in relief with, above, a
box with the arms of Durham Abbey. South east wing ashlar. Centre ashlar,
3 windows with raised surrounds, cornice and parapet. Closed porch with 6
panel door in centre.

Hexham House, together with Nos 2 to 10 (even) and the Wall to the Bowling Green,
form a group.


Listing NGR: NY9345764229

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

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