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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: 1120742



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Croxdale and Hett

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Jun-1975

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Dec-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109941

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NZ 23 NE 6/60 12/6/75 EAST STREET (East side) Hett Village No.4 (Slashpool House) (formerly listed in Hett C.P.) II

Farmhouse and wing at right, now private house. Dated 1708 on lintel of cross-passage doorway, restored 1982. Coursed sandstone rubble with renewed Welsh slate roofs and rebuilt brick chimney stacks. Cross-passage in left bay of wing. 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse has roughly-squared alternating quoins and two C19 openings on each floor. No doorway. Outline of original 3-light mullioned window in right bay. Blocked fire window on ground-floor right and small diamond-shaped (fire or closet ?) window above. Replaced 12-pane sashes with flush lintels and projecting sills. Steeply-pitched roof with slightly- swept eaves has end stacks and renewed crested terracotta ridge tiles. Single-storey, 3-bay wing, formerly byre, partly rebuilt in 1982. Chamfered E doorway in left bay has large alternating jambs and lintel inscribed: I A Two late C20 windows at right and steeply-pitched roof. Rear of main 1708 block has identical diamond-shaped, first-floor window at left, full-height gabled stair wing on centre and single-storey lean-to addition of 2 builds at right. Interior of main block: Chamfered Tudor-arched fireplace with bar stops against left gable end. Cambered fire beam and fire windowin right end room. Dogleg staircase, of 4 flights plus landing rail, with moulded closed string, bold turned balusters, rectangular newels and partly-replaced square-sectioned handrail. 2 pairs of heavy adzed upper crucks, crossed at ridge and carrying 2 tiers of adzed purlins. 1982 stone porch on rear of wing is not of interest. (H.M. Roberts, "Cruck-framed roofs in the City of Durham", Transactions of the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland, New Series, Volume 5, 1980).

Listing NGR: NZ2822636507

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and North' in Transactions of the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and North, , Vol. 5, (1980)

National Grid Reference: NZ2822636507


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