SOCKBURN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1116156

Date first listed: 20-Mar-1967

Statutory Address: SOCKBURN HALL, SOCKBURN LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: SOCKBURN HALL, SOCKBURN LANE

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

District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Sockburn

National Grid Reference: NZ 34966 07189

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Details

SOCKBURN SOCKBURN LANE NZ 3407 (East side)

19/38 Sockburn Hall 20/3/67 II*

Country house. Dated 1834 on carved scroll above doorway. Possibly by Sir Edward Blackett for his younger brother Henry Collingwood Blackett. Ashlar sandstone; graduated stone-tiled roofs with ashlar chimney stacks. Square- plan main block with 2 parallel wings on left return. Jacobean style.

2 storeys, plus attics. Symmetrical 3-bay entrance front. Projecting outer bays have shaped gables. Central 4-centred arch to set-back door with 3-pane side lights. Blackett arms above and dated scrolls in spandrels. Ovolo- moulded mullioned-and-transomed windows in double-chamfered surrounds. Continuous hoodmould on ground floor stepped up over 4-light windows in outer bays and over centrepiece. 3-light first-floor windows, under dripmoulds in outer bays. Small 2-light mullioned windows in gables. Pierced parapet above centre bay. Small central dormer with shaped gable. Steeply-pitched 2-span roof with shaped gables on left return. Transverse left end and 2 ridge chimneys, each with 3 conjoined octagonal stacks. 2-storey bay and 2 parallel single-storey, 3-bay wings on left return. Front wing has 2-panel door, two 4-light windows, steeply-pitched roof and a large 2-stage chimney, with 4 conjoined stacks, on ridge. 3-bay right return has projecting square 2-storey outer bays, with 5-light windows and pierced parapets, under shaped gables with 2-light attic windows. Central 3-light window on first floor. Continuous hoodmould stepped up over ground-floor windows. Parapet above continuous string. 3-bay rear with similar features.

Interior not seen but contains Jacobean-style fittings; one room said to be panelled with dismantled C15 to C18 dower chests.

Listing NGR: NZ3496607189

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 350497

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