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Hallstile Cottages henry King Memorial Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9725 / 54°58'20"N

Longitude: -2.099 / 2°5'56"W

OS Eastings: 393761

OS Northings: 564209

OS Grid: NY937642

Mapcode National: GBR FBSY.C9

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.Q8PW

Entry Name: Hallstile Cottages henry King Memorial Almshouses

Listing Date: 18 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239125

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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Listing Text

1. (South East Side)
Henry King Memorial Almshouses
[Nos 1 to 3 (Hallstile Cottages)]
NY 9364 1/259


Circa 1391. Formerly 5 cottages, now converted into 3. 'L' plan with No 1's
east end given prominence, Nos 2 and 3 face south. Single storey. Slate roofs.
Dressed coursed rubble with ashlar quoins. No 1: central coped gabled porch
with kneelers, 4centred arch headed doorway with moulded jambs and label above
containing 2 blank escutscheons, 2 light casement windows flanking porch.
On south side is a 2 light transomed window with a pediment; above a tablet
in a moulded frame "In Memoriam Henry King qui obiit 1891". Coped gables to
slate roof; ball finials. Nos 2 and 3: have central 4 centred arch headed
doorways with label over containing blank escutcheons; doorways flanked by
4 light bays with half timbered gables. Glazing bar casements. 2 leaf panelled

Henry King Almshouses form a group.

Listing NGR: NY9376164209

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

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