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Latitude: 54.5554 / 54°33'19"N
Longitude: -1.8092 / 1°48'33"W
OS Eastings: 412437
OS Northings: 517809
OS Grid: NZ124178
Mapcode National: GBR HHTR.3S
Mapcode Global: WHC5L.5RQN
Entry Name: Newsham Hall
Listing Date: 4 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323061
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111144
Location: Winston, County Durham, DL2
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Winston
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Winston
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 11 NW
(formerly included in the Civil Parish of Little Newsham)
Manor House. Possibly C17 with major mid C18 alterations. Roughcast sandstone rubble with dressed quoins; graduated green slate roofs; C19 conjoined stacks of grey brick. Possibly original H-plan with recessed centre filled by mid C18 addition.
Two-storey, three-bay centre with slightly-projecting two-storey, single-bay gabled cross wings. Centre block has low plinth; central projecting porch with entablature, pair of three-panel outer doors and part-glazed three-panel inner door; windows have raised surrounds and projecting sills; twelve-pane sash to left of porch, canted bay window to right, three twelve-pane sashes to first floor and three nine-pane sashes to second floor. Wings have plinth, ground floor with slightly-recessed centre and string course. Left wing has early C20 square bay window to ground floor and fifteen-pane sash above. Right wing has eighteen-pane sash to ground floor and fifteen-pane sash above. Centre block has low-pitched hipped roof with two lateral stacks; wings have low-pitched roofs with coped gables and two ridge stacks, roof of right wing is hipped to rear. Right return of right-wing has similar windows.
Two attached gabled wings to rear of centre block with round-arched staircase window in raised surround, two tripartite 24-pane horizontal sliding sashes and coped gables with ball finials.
Interior: several six-panel doors in architraves, some with angle paterae; several two-panel window shutters; drawing room has late C18 cornice; two-flight cut-string dogleg staircase with two stick balusters per tread and ramped handrail.
Later additions to rear of left wing not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NZ1243717809
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