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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 (formerly known as the Northern Counties Orphanage)
Listing Date: 19 February 1986
Last Amended: 17 December 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025390
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303250
Also known as: Northern Counties Orphanage
ID on this website: 101025390
Location: Benton, North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, NE12
County: North Tyneside
Electoral Ward/Division: Benton
Parish: Non Civil Parish
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
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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