A view of the exterior of Benwell Hall, Gretna Road, Benwell taken in 1981. Benwell Hall is empty with boarded up windows and doors. The grounds are neglected and overgrown. Houses can be seen behind Benwell Hall and other buildings to the right. Benwell Hall was probably built in the second half of the eighteenth century with 19th century additions by John Dobson. The Hall was demolished in 1982.