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Newton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1211 / 52°7'15"N

Longitude: 0.0923 / 0°5'32"E

OS Eastings: 543339

OS Northings: 249036

OS Grid: TL433490

Mapcode National: GBR L87.S6C

Mapcode Global: VHHKG.KY4C

Entry Name: Newton Hall

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127815

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51589

Location: Newton, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB22

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Newton

Built-Up Area: Newton

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Newton St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(South East Side)

22/185 Newton Hall


Country-house c.1909 by F. Foster for Sir Charles Walston
Now offices. Red brick with hipped, slate and leaded roofs and
tall, internal stacks with recessed panels to sides and
projecting capping. Wood, modillion eaves cornice. In Queen
Anne Revival Style. Two storeys and attics. Four hipped
dormers. Symmetrical main facade in eleven bays, including the
projecting end wings. The three centre bays also project
slightly, and are surmounted by a pediment and framed by
rusticated quoins. The pediment has an elliptical window with
an enriched terracotta surround above heraldic devices, also in
terracotta. Central doorway with doorcase of engaged Doric
columns and segmental pediment. Round headed arch to doorway
with double doors of raised and fielded panels. Half round
fanlight with swagged glazing bars. Raised key blocks and flat
gauged brick arches to flush frame hung sashes in open boxing,
painted white. Of fifteen panes at first floor and eighteen at
ground floor. The corners of the main range have giant Ionic
corner pilasters. The principal entry in the east side has a
pedimented Doric portico. There is a rectangular fanlight with
late C18 glazing bars above double doors, panelled. The same
side of the house has an Adam style Venetian window with fan
over the arch. Interior: A number of the rooms have bolection
moulded panelling, plaster ceilings of various styles, including
early and late C17 and late C18. There are carved fireplaces
surrounds, including one with caryatids at first floor, and
others, bolection moulded and of marble. The staircase bay is
in two stages with a moulded cornice between. The ground stage
is Doric with a screen and round headed doorcases. The first
floor is Ionic with fluted columns to a screen and landing and
shouldered doorcases with enriched pulvinated frieze. The
open-string staircase is in two flights and a landing with
slender, twisted balusters, fluted newels, moulded and swept
rail and scroll tread ends. There is a panelled dado.
Pevsner: Buildings of England p.444
Burkes and Savills: Guide to the Country Houses (p.23)

Listing NGR: TL4333949036

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