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Northumberland Hall (Assembly Rooms)

A Grade I Listed Building in Alnwick, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4131 / 55°24'47"N

Longitude: -1.707 / 1°42'25"W

OS Eastings: 418646

OS Northings: 613283

OS Grid: NU186132

Mapcode National: GBR J5JV.7C

Mapcode Global: WHC1K.R6BK

Entry Name: Northumberland Hall (Assembly Rooms)

Listing Date: 20 February 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041460

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235774

Location: Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Alnwick

Built-Up Area: Alnwick

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Alnwick

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Northumberland Hall
(Assembly Rooms)
NU 1813 SB 1/63 20.2.52.
1826 with octagonal extension 1830;. Built by Duke of Northumberland. Three storeys,
10 windows; ashlar built. Arcade of depressed arches continued round octagonal,
East end with band above; giant order pilasters to moulded cornice; band below
2nd floor; parapet to hipped slate roof. One ridge chimney to west, another on
east end wall. Second-floor window mostly blind (1st floor attic). First floor
windows have glazing bar and casement arrangement for upper windows. Within arcade
a ceiling of long slabs, 1st bay from west blocked and with an upright cast iron
pump outside (disused). Old arrangement of market booths with a smallish window
between doors still largely survives. East end only 2 storeys to octagonal extension;
gable end of main part, articulated with a pediment flanked by 2 giant order pilasters
and having antefixae. At west end, blind central ground floor arch has tablet
commemorating the gift of the Hall by the Duke to the town 1919.

Listing NGR: NU1863913282

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