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Latitude: 54.9713 / 54°58'16"N
Longitude: -2.1 / 2°5'59"W
OS Eastings: 393698
OS Northings: 564082
OS Grid: NY936640
Mapcode National: GBR FBSY.5Q
Mapcode Global: WHB2C.Q96R
Entry Name: The Manor Office
Listing Date: 2 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1281526
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239106
Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46
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
1. (North East Side)
The Manor Office
NY 9364 1/4 2.10.51.
Circa 1330 for Archbishop Melton of York. Built as a gaol, which it remained
until mid C19. 3 storey rectangular building with set-offs to each floor.
Range of 64 large triple roll corbels for former machicolations. Roof at present
leaded. Built partly of Roman dressed stones. Original windows small, trefoil
headed with bars. Later insertions are 3 or 4 light lancets, 2 to east, 1
to north and 1 to south. Central entrance to west with recent pointed arch;
former entrance to partly dismantled newel stair to left now blocked and replaced
by a 2 light trefoil headed window. 3 windows on 1st floor, above entrance,
later insertions 2 light with mullions. Interior considerably altered by addition
of axial east-west staircase in C19. Ground floor vaulted. A.M.
The Manor Office, together with Nos 15 to 19 (consec), Hall Bank House, bankhead and
Manor Cottage and Archway form a group of which Nos 15 and 16 gate are of local
Listing NGR: NY9369864082
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