- 13 Jan 2001
- Woden Croft, B6277, Hunderthwaite, Teesdale, Durham
- Photograph (Digital)
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
© Mr Derek Le Mare. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Le Mare, Derek
Rights Holder: Le Mare, Derek
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