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Wester Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Humshaugh, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0505 / 55°3'1"N

Longitude: -2.1312 / 2°7'52"W

OS Eastings: 391713

OS Northings: 572896

OS Grid: NY917728

Mapcode National: GBR FBK1.DB

Mapcode Global: WHB1Z.7BD2

Entry Name: Wester Hall

Listing Date: 15 April 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239998

Location: Humshaugh, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Humshaugh

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Humshaugh St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

HUMSHAUGH HAUGHTON
NY 97 SW
2/239 Wester Hall
15.4.69
GV II

House. 1732 for William Smith (name on re-set dated lintel) incorporating
older fabric; remodelled as villa, with servants' wing added in early C19.
Squared stone front with rubble returns, C19 parts smaller rubble; cut dressings,
tooled-and-margined to C19 parts; Welsh slate roofs. C18 house L plan, infilled
to rectangular block, with wing to north-west. South front 2 storeys, 5 bays.
Central fielded-panel door with flanking lights and fanlight with radial glazing,
within segment-headed C19 arch; 12-pane sash windows with raised wedge lintels
and keystones. Hipped roof with 2 ridge stacks: left stepped and banded, right
rendered. Set back to left, 2-bay end of servants' wing has tall 18-pane sash
stair window on right and 16-pane sash with 8-pane sash over on left, all in
alternating-block surrounds; hipped roof. Right return of main block 2 bays.
Late C19 canted bay windows with 8-pane sashes and pyramidal roofs, 12-pane
sashes over; earlier blocked openings between. Rear elevation shows round-
headed stair window with Gothick glazing bars.

Interior: Open-string stair with wreathed and moulded handrail, and stick
balusters. Some C18 fittings, including cupboards.


Listing NGR: NY9171372896

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