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

County Durham (Unitary Authority)
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NZ 32820 43751


PITTINGTON PITTINGTON LANE NZ 34 SW (East side, off) 7/34 Hallgarth Manor 10/5/67 Hotel. (Formerly listed as Hallgarth Farmhouse) GV II

House, now hotel. Mid C18, extensively altered C19 and C20. Painted render with painted ashlar dressings and plinth; Welsh slate roof with roll-moulded ridge tiles and painted stone gable copings. Irregular plan. North elevation to drive 2 storeys, 6 bays, the sixth wider, with 2 storey, one-bay, and one- storey, 4-bay right extensions. Renewed 8-panel door and overlight in doorcase of plain pilasters and scroll-bracketed pediment in third bay. Principal entrance now through C19 stone-mullioned canted bay window in third and fourth bays. Slightly-projecting stone sills to renewed 15-pane sashes in 3 left bays, and to 2 with 12 panes over bay window. Venetian stair window in sixth bay has radial glazing bars. Extensions have renewed doors and windows with glazing bars. Roof has raised end gables and dividing walls. The copings ending in short horizontal sections. 6 gabled dormers have sashes with renewed glazing bars; similar dormer in 2-storey extension. Rendered chimney on each gable of main roof; tall ridge chimney on one-storey extension.

Garden elevation has 5-bay main block, and set-back 2-bay extension at right. Central 6-panel door in doorcase of plain pilasters and scroll-bracketed pediment; sashes with glazing bars. 5 gabled roof dormers; C20 pent conservatory in front of extension.

Interior shows large hall at garden side, panelled above prominent dado rail; C18 chimney piece (with pulvinated frieze, and lugged panelled overmantel with Greek fret and acanthus decoration) resited from first-floor room; dentilled stucco ceiling cornice. Wide open-well stair with grip handrail on column-on-vase balusters, and wreath and curtail. Handrail ramped at top of each flight, and curved from landing to second flight; mitred section on first-floor gallery to accommodate change in floor level. Panelled dado to stair well.

Listing NGR: NZ3282043751


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

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Date: 12 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/13210/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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