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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

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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Listing Text

In the entry for:-


(north side)
6/5 Ethel Williams Hall (part)
(formerly listed as North House)
The address shall be amended by the removal of the previous
list date and the address shall be amended to read:-
(north side)
6/5 Ethel Williams Hall
(formerly known as the Northern
Counties Orphanage)


NZ 26 NE
6/5 Longbenton
27.2.50 Ethel Williams Hall (part)
(formerly 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. 2 storeys and attics; 5 windows.
Renewed door with overlight in flat stone surround in fourth bay. Plain narrow sashes
in wide boxes; flat stone lintels and sills. 2 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 2-panelled cupboard
doors and internal shutters. Sources: (Besley) Desultory Notices of the Church and
Vicarage of Long Benton, Newcastle, 1843 p.lO. M. Hope Dodds History of Northumberland
vol. XIII 1930, p.400.

Listing NGR: NZ2730968512

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