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West Boldon Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Boldon Colliery, South Tyneside

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Latitude: 54.9423 / 54°56'32"N

Longitude: -1.4542 / 1°27'15"W

OS Eastings: 435059

OS Northings: 560982

OS Grid: NZ350609

Mapcode National: GBR LC89.Y4

Mapcode Global: WHD54.M1QH

Entry Name: West Boldon Hall

Listing Date: 25 February 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025226

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303711

Location: South Tyneside, NE36

County: South Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Boldon Colliery

Built-Up Area: Jarrow

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Boldon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

West Boldon

3/52 West Boldon Hall


Large house. Dated 1709 on Fawcett arms over door; incorporating part of an
earlier house. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Simple block plan.
2 storeys, 5 windows, central door on west side with moulded architrave and
open segmental pediment on brackets. Windows have 24-pane sashes, with broad
glazing bars, except for the rear which has cross windows at ground and first
floor north, a central round-headed staircase window with narrow glazing bars,
and the south elevation which has, at its east, 4-light ground and 3-light first
floor mullioned and transomed windows. String course at first floor level,
and moulded eaves cornice. Roof is hipped with swept eaves and a central rectan-
gular well; two massive stone chimneys at rear have 3 sets backs; 2 others on
the side ridges. The interior has bolection moulded fielded panelling throughout
the ground floor save in the kitchen at the south east; all chimney pieces are
bolection moulded, most are in the corners of rooms; the kitchen has a flattened
Tudor-arched stone lintel at the chimney breast. There are early C18 niches,
a corner cupboard, round-headed arches, architraves, doors and hinges. Staircase
has small open well; decorated tread ends; balusters with turned and graduated
twist sections. Kitchen door plank and batten.

Listing NGR: NZ3505960982

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