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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: 1116101



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Lanchester

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 350566

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LANCHESTER A691 (South side) NZ 14 NE 6/60 Burnhopeside Hall Farmhouse and farm buildings


Farmhouse and buildings to Burhopeside Hall (q.v.). Early C19 with alterations. Coursed sandstone rubble with quoins and ashlar dressings; incorporating re- used early C19 railway lines to support vehicle entrance. Welsh slate roof. 3 ranges round a courtyard. House on west range 2 storeys, 5 bays, with renewed boarded door in plain stone surround; similar surrounds, some renewed, to renewed 16-pane sashes on ground floor and 2-light horizontal sliding sashes on first floor; inserted window in right bay of first floor has projecting stone sill. Low-pitched hipped roof.

Left return range 2 storeys, 4 bays, the first bay part of the house; other bays have Dutch doors on side facing yard, and flat lintels and sills to partly- glazed stable and loft windows. Vehicle entrance in last bay supported on railway lines said to have come from railway track laid in grounds by William Hedley, the railway locomotive engineer who lived at Burnhopeside Hall and who developed new types of line and engine. 2-storey, 5-bay east rear range has plain stone surrounds to boarded doors in fourth bay and on first floor in second bay, up to side stone steps.

Graded for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1874346146

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National Grid Reference: NZ 18743 46146


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