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Latitude: 55.5178 / 55°31'4"N
Longitude: -1.6343 / 1°38'3"W
OS Eastings: 423189
OS Northings: 624958
OS Grid: NU231249
Mapcode National: GBR K40M.ZT
Mapcode Global: WHC10.VKYT
Entry Name: Newton Hall
Listing Date: 10 January 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041747
English Heritage Legacy ID: 237069
Location: Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, NE66
Civil Parish: Newton-by-the-Sea
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Embleton Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NU 22 SW NEWTON-BY-THE-SEA HIGH NEWTON-BY-THE-SEA
3/178 Newton Hall
Country House. Late C18, probably for Joseph Forster and perhaps by William
Newton. Pink sandstone ashlar, rendered to rear. Scottish slate roof.
South front 2 storeys on basement, 5 bays, symmetrical. Plinth, set back
above basement, sill bands and 1st floor band. Swept flight of 12 moulded
steps, with curtail and wrought-iron openwork balustrade, up to central part-
glazed double doors in surround with pilasters and pediment. 12-pane sash
windows except for 8-pane short sashes to basement. Moulded eaves cornice.
Over 3 centre bays an open pediment with central marble statue and flanking
leafy urns. Hipped roof with T-plan stepped-and-banded stacks at each end of
ridge. Similar 4-bay left return. 3-bay right return, with full-height
canted 3-window bay to right. Rear elevation shows central gabled stair wing
with Venetian and Diocletian windows; right projecting early C20 four-bay
extension with 8-pane sash windows.
Interior: Sitting Room has marble fireplace, moulded dado rail and acanthus
cornice. Dining Room has dentil cornice. Venetian screen to stair hall;
open-well stair with stick balusters, moulded newels and ramped moulded
handrail. Bedrooms have cornices and old fireplace surrounds. Doors of 6
fielded panels, panelled shutters. Basement rooms show segmental-arched
fireplace, old kitchen range, and wine cellar under entrance hall with brick
barrel vault and stone wine bins.
Listing NGR: NU2318924958
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