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Ethel Williams Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Benton, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 55.0104 / 55°0'37"N

Longitude: -1.5745 / 1°34'28"W

OS Eastings: 427309

OS Northings: 568512

OS Grid: NZ273685

Mapcode National: GBR KBFH.XP

Mapcode Global: WHC3K.SBF8

Plus Code: 9C7W2C6G+55

Entry Name: Ethel Williams Hall

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Last Amended: 17 December 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025390

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303250

Location: North Tyneside, NE12

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Benton

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Long Benton St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NZ 26 NE
FRONT STREET (north side)
Ethel Williams Hall (formerly known as the Northern Counties Orphanage)
(formerly listed as Ethel Williams Hall (part), previously listed as North house)

Vicarage; orphanage in C20; now university hall of residence.Circa 1734 for C.Hayton; c.1757 entrance hall and dining room. Coursed irregularly-squared sandstone; Welsh slate roof with flat stone gable coping on curved kneelers at rear, renewed kneelers
at front. Ashlar front and brick rear chimneys. Two storeys and attics; five windows. Renewed door with overlight in flat stone surround in fourth bay. Plain narrow sashes in wide boxes; flat stone lintels and sills. Two later hipped dormers, with glazing bars, in double-span roof.

Interior shows panelled room at front left with plain, bracketed, chimney piece; ceiling concealed by inserted ceiling; lugged pedimented architrave to door to rear room; partly-replaced ramped handrail to stair; some two-panelled cupboard doors and internal shutters.

Sources: (Besley) Desultory Notices of the Church and Vicarage of Long Benton, Newcastle, 1843 p.10. M. Hope Dodds History of Northumberland vol. XIII 1930, p.400.

Listing NGR: NZ2730968512

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