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Latitude: 54.5554 / 54°33'19"N
Longitude: -1.8092 / 1°48'33"W
OS Eastings: 412437
OS Northings: 517809
OS Grid: NZ124178
Mapcode National: GBR HHTR.3S
Mapcode Global: WHC5L.5RQN
Entry Name: Newsham Hall
Listing Date: 4 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323061
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111144
Location: Winston, County Durham, DL2
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Winston
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Winston
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 11 NW WINSTON LITTLE NEWSHAM
5/53 Newsham Hall (formerly
14.9.66 included in the Civil
Parish of Little Newsham)
Manor House. Possibly CI7 with major mid C18 alterations. Roughcast sandstone
rubble with dressed quoins; graduated green slate roofs; C19 conjoined stacks
of grey brick. Possibly original H-plan with recessed centre filled by mid C18
addition. 2-storey, 3-bay centre with slightly-projecting 2-storey, single-bay
gabled cross wings. Centre block has low plinth; central projecting porch with
entablature, pair of 3-panel outer doors and part-glazed 3-panel inner door;
windows have raised surrounds and projecting sills; 12-pane sash to left of porch,
canted bay window to right, three 12-pane sashes to first floor and three 9-pane
sashes to second floor. Wings have plinth, ground floor with slightly-recessed
centre and string course. Left wing has early C20 square bay window to ground
floor and 15-pant sash above. Right wing has 18-pane sash to ground floor and
15-pane sash above. centre block has low-pitched hipped roof with two lateral
stacks; wings have low-pitched roofs with coped gables and two ridge stacks,
roof of right wing is hipped to rear. Right return of right-wing has similar
Two attached gabled wings to rear of centre block with round-arched staircase
window in raised surround, two tripartite 24-pane horizontal sliding sashes and
coped gables with ball finials.
Interior: several 6-panel doors in architraves, some with angle paterae; several
2-panel window shutters; drawing room has late C18 cornice; 2-flight cut-string
dogleg staircase with two stick balusters per tread and ramped handrail.
Later additions to rear of left wing not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NZ1243717809
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