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Stable Block of Former Cresswell Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Cresswell, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2305 / 55°13'49"N

Longitude: -1.5487 / 1°32'55"W

OS Eastings: 428799

OS Northings: 593014

OS Grid: NZ287930

Mapcode National: GBR K7MY.HT

Mapcode Global: WHC2F.5SRL

Entry Name: Stable Block of Former Cresswell Hall

Listing Date: 20 October 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371022

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238146

Location: Cresswell, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Cresswell

Built-Up Area: Ellington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Cresswell and Lynemouth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

CRESSWELL CRESSWELL HALL
NZ 29 SE
8/1 Stable Block of former
Cresswell Hall
20.10.69
GV II
Stable block, 1829 by John Shaw for Addison John Cresswell-Baker. Tooled-and-
margined ashlar; slate roofs. Imposing ranges on 3 sides of a court closed to
south by a wall with flat coping. North range 2 storeys, 7 bays, the central
projecting under a clock tower: doorway with cornice on moulded corbels,
modillion cornice at eaves level, 3-light mullioned window to 2nd floor. Moulded
set-back clock stage with clock faces under garlands. Roman Doric bellcote with
square piers distyle in antis on each side and low-pitched pyramidal roof with
antefixae. Bays flanking tower have paired carriage entrances with stone lintels
beneath moulded cornices; and corniced doorways between end bays. Window openings
empty; all openings have chamfered surrounds. Eaves cornice with paired brackets.
4 corniced ridge stacks with conjoined shafts.

West range 5 bays with similar detail. Central bay set forward with large archway;
imposts, moulded keystone, modillion cornice and parapet over. Roof hipped to
left. At far left lower wall with segment-headed arch links with wall closing
courtyard on south. East range 4 bays, irregular fenestration.

Interior: stone open-well stair in north range behind tower. Derelict and
partly roofless at time of survey.

Cresswell Hall, built 1821-4, was demolished in 1937.


Listing NGR: NZ2879993014

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