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Gymnasium to East of Hartford Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bedlington, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1148 / 55°6'53"N

Longitude: -1.6165 / 1°36'59"W

OS Eastings: 424558

OS Northings: 580112

OS Grid: NZ245801

Mapcode National: GBR K949.T9

Mapcode Global: WHC2Z.4PHS

Entry Name: Gymnasium to East of Hartford Hall

Listing Date: 18 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371390

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235888

Location: West Bedlington, Northumberland, NE22

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: West Bedlington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bedlington St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 28 SW

4/17 Gymnasium to east
of Hartford Hall


Stable block, now gymnasium. North and west ranges early Cl9, enlarged with
conversion of yard into covered exercise yard 1875, dated with initials A.E.B.
(Augustus Edward Burdon) on pediment. Front tooled-and-margined ashlar,
returns squared stone; graduated Lakeland slate roof to north and west ranges,
Welsh slates to remainder.

North elevation 2 storeys, 1 + 3 + 1 bays. Plinth, rusticated quoins.
Slightly-projecting pedimented centre has tall round arch flanked by lower
segmental archeswith 4-pane sash windows above; all arches now blocked, with
later windows inserted. Circular moulded panel in pediment encloses shield
with date and initials. End bays have 4-pane sashes; hip-ended roof with
stepped-and-corniced ridge stacks. 6-bay returns show C20 casement windows in
older openings.

Interior: Former covered yard has balcony all round, stepped up over former
entrance arch on north, with shaped cast-iron bars and moulded handrail.
Strapped king-post truss roof with rooflights.

Listing NGR: NZ2455880112

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