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Newsham Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Winston, County Durham

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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

Plus Code: 9C6WH54R+58

Entry Name: Newsham Hall

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

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

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Newsham Hall

(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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