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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE MOOT HALL

List entry Number: 1042577

Location

THE MOOT HALL, MARKET PLACE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthumberlandUnitary AuthorityHexham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239167

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History

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Details

MARKET PLACE 1. (East Side) 5334 The Moot Hall NY 9364 1/3 2.10.51.

I GV

2. Late C14/early C15. T-shaped plan. 4 storey tower gate and 3 storey square strongly built annexe. Routh ashlar. Tower has 2 storey pointed recess on each side with portcullis provision and 2 light windows with cusped heads. Vaulted throughfare on ground floor. Stair windows to west, stair windows and 1 window to east. 3rd floor consists of small rectangular blocks, with chapel to east. Annexe has machicolated parapet and 1 window on each side, 2 light windows with cusped head. East side has C17 exterior staircase to 1st floor and doorway with pointed arch. To right of doorway is a garde robe projection rising to the parapet. Interior: Borough Library on 1st floor. 2nd floor ruinous and contains the old town stocks. Ground floor has segmental barrel vault. AM.

St Andrew's Church together with the listed buildings in the Market Place, form a group. of which Nos 8. 10 and 16 are of local interest.

Listing NGR: NY9364764114

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National Grid Reference: NY 93645 64111

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