Woden Croft

13 Jan 2001
Woden Croft, B6277, Hunderthwaite, Teesdale, 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.

HUNDERTHWAITE B6277 NZ 02 SW (East side, off) 11/69 Woden Croft II House, formerly a private academy run by Edward Simpson. Dated 1792 (on front door lintel) with additions dated 1810 (on rear door lintel) and later C19 rear additions. Dressed sandstone. Stone-flagged roof and stone chimney stacks.

Main block with set-back wing attached to right.

2-storey main block. Originally 5 bays with projecting 3-bay centre; left bay demolished in early C20. 3-bay centre has flush quoins and central partly- glazed 4-panel door in flush surround; door lintel inscribed ENS 1792.

Doorway flanked by 6-pane casments with flush sills and wedge lintels. 3 identical windows above. Right bay has flush quoins; canted bay window; tripartite window above with similar casements. Roof, hipped over right bay, has coped left gable. 2 ridge stacks with top bands and water tables.

2-storey, one-bay wing has flush quoins. 2-light windows, with similar casements, to both floors. Low-pitched hipped roof. Tall lateral stack, above right return, with top band and water table. Remains of semicircular-plan bread oven to rear of right return.

Altered interior: dogleg staircase, of 2 flights plus landing rail, with moulded ramped handrail on thin turned balusters. Several imported 2-panel doors, with butterfly hinges, in architraves.

Glazed late C20 conservatory, attached to left return, is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0080120764


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1212 IOE Records taken by Derek Le Mare; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Derek Le Mare. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Le Mare, Derek

Rights Holder: Le Mare, Derek


Sandstone, Stone, Georgian House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, School, Education, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument