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Newsham Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Winston, County Durham

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Coordinates

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

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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Listing Text

NZ 11 NW
5/53

WINSTON
LITTLE NEWSHAM
Newsham Hall

(formerly included in the Civil Parish of Little Newsham)

14.9.66

II
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

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

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