Wheldon House

14 May 2000
Wheldon House, 32 Front Street, Pelton, Chester Le Street, Durham
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

PELTON FRONT STREET NZ 25 SE (North side) 4/55 No. 32 (Wheldon House) GV II

House. Dated 17 ? (said to have been 1726) on door lintel; mid C19 additions.

Dressed and squared stone, Welsh slate roof and brick chimney stacks.

2 storeys, 3 windows,of 2 builds; section of straight joint to left of door.

Flush quoins. Off-centre replaced door in chamfered stone surround under gabled wood hood; lintel inscribed: 17 A (remainder illegible). C20 glazed door at far left. Replaced 12-pane sashes with projecting sills; on ground floor with C20 louvred shutters. Steeply-pitched roof has coped gables, shaped kneelers and C20 gabled dormer. Left end and ridge stacks with moulded stone bands; rebuilt right end stack.

2-storey, 2-bay C19 wing on left rear.

Listing NGR: NZ2503653145


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0486 IOE Records taken by Bob Cottrell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Cottrell, Bob

Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob


Brick, Stone, Welsh Slate, Stuart House, Georgian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling