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The Manor Office

A Grade I Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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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

Plus Code: 9C6VXWC2+G2

Entry Name: The Manor Office

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239106

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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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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