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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1025407



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Little Lumley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 303189

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7/33 Morton House. 26.4.50 G.V. II

Large house. Dated 1709 : rebuilding of an earlier house; mid C19 rebuilding and lowering by one storey. Ashlar front, brick returns and roof of Welsh slate with stone gable copings. 2 storeys, 7 bays double span. Central and outer ones project slightly. All windows margined sashes in architraves except at ground floor left, a double sash. Central 5-panelled door under oblong fanlight in bolection-moulded doorcase having heads and flower chains hanging from brackets to broken scrolled segmental pediment; cherub's head in rinceau frieze, Belasyse arms flanked by 1709 and scrolls in pediment. Cill bands, eaves cornice. Roof has low coped parapet, five corniced ashlar chimneys on the front span. Historical note : the Belasyse family owned the manor and grange of Morton 1525-1678.

Listing NGR: NZ3146649864

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National Grid Reference: NZ 31466 49864


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