Mumps Hall Listed Building Descriptionback
Register Sheet of Listed Building Details:
4 houses. Late C17 inn, extended and altered to form terrace in late C19. Calciferous sandstone rubble walls, partly of stone from the nearby Roman Wall; steeply pitched Welsh slate roof with coped gables, yellow brick chimney stacks on stone bases. Former inn of 2 storeys, 4 bays, walls raised and extended under common roof by 3 houses, 2 bays each. No. 4 (Mumps Hall) left, has filled original fenestration and entrance; 2 central upper floor windowshave been 2-light stone mullions, with flanking single lights; ground floor window left has recessed filling , other ground floor windows lost in alterations; original entrance was slightly right of present entrance. End wall has 2 small filled windows on 2 levels, with filled upper floor 2-light mullioned window to left. C19 entrance has 4-panel door and glazed fanlight, with plain painted stone surrounds, 2-pane sashes above. Other houses, included partly for G.V. are of similar C19 detailswith C20 alterations to windows and doors. No. 1 has inscription over entrance HALL TERRACE. Margaret Teasdale (1679-1777), who was landlady of Mumps Hall, was the model for Sir Walter Scott's character Tib Mumps in "Guy Mannering".