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Eshott Hall (Southern Block)

A Grade II Listed Building in Thirston, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2737 / 55°16'25"N

Longitude: -1.6828 / 1°40'58"W

OS Eastings: 420250

OS Northings: 597769

OS Grid: NZ202977

Mapcode National: GBR J7PG.GC

Mapcode Global: WHC25.3QY0

Entry Name: Eshott Hall (Southern Block)

Listing Date: 18 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156142

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238204

Location: Thirston, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Thirston

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Felton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 29 NW
5/61 Eshott Hall
(southern block)
Country House. c.1660 perhaps by Robert Trollope, for William Carr, as south
wing to an earlier house. Remodelled c.1850 and further alterations 1881.
The earlier house was demolished 1958-65. Squared stone with ashlar dressings;
slate roofs. Entrance (south) front 2 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical. Chamfered
plinth, rusticated quoins. Central enclosed Roman Ionic porch has panelled
double doors with overlight in architrave, a 4-pane sash on each return, reeded
frieze and balustraded parapet. 4-pane sash windows in architraves with scrolled
swan-neck pediments differing in details; dressings re-tooled, and central 1st
floor window inserted, in C19. Hipped roof, 2 stepped and corniced ridge stacks.
Left return 3+2 narrower bays, similar windows with triangular pediments, blind
at right. At left a 3-storey C19 flat-roofed tower with similar fenestration
and balustrade. Right return 3 bays with similar fenestration.
Interior; Most fittings are of mid-C19, including open-well stair with
curtail step, carved tread ends, fluted balusters and moulded and wreathed
handrail. Drawing room has fine plaster ceiling in mid-C18 style, by the
Italian stuccatori working c.1850 at Alnwick Castle.

Listing NGR: NZ2025097769

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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