MORTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1025407

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1950

Statutory Address: MORTON HOUSE, FENCE HOUSES

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MORTON HOUSE, FENCE HOUSES

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Little Lumley

National Grid Reference: NZ 31466 49864

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Details

NZ34NW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING FENCE HOUSES

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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Legacy System number: 303189

Legacy System: LBS

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