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The Moot Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9716 / 54°58'17"N

Longitude: -2.1008 / 2°6'2"W

OS Eastings: 393645

OS Northings: 564111

OS Grid: NY936641

Mapcode National: GBR FBRY.ZM

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.P9TK

Plus Code: 9C6VXVCX+JM

Entry Name: The Moot Hall

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042577

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239167

Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexham

Built-Up Area: Hexham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hexham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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The Moot Hall
NY 9364 1/3 2.10.51.


Late C14/early C15. T-shaped plan. 4 storey tower gate and 3 storey square
strongly built annexe. Routh ashlar. Tower has 2 storey pointed recess on
each side with portcullis provision and 2 light windows with cusped heads.
Vaulted throughfare on ground floor. Stair windows to west, stair windows and
1 window to east. 3rd floor consists of small rectangular blocks, with chapel
to east. Annexe has machicolated parapet and 1 window on each side, 2 light
windows with cusped head. East side has C17 exterior staircase to 1st floor
and doorway with pointed arch. To right of doorway is a garde robe projection
rising to the parapet. Interior: Borough Library on 1st floor. 2nd floor
ruinous and contains the old town stocks. Ground floor has segmental barrel
vault. AM.

St Andrew's Church together with the listed buildings in the Market Place, form a group.
of which Nos 8. 10 and 16 are of local interest.

Listing NGR: NY9364764114

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