BEDDELL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120750

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: BEDDELL HOUSE, SHERBURN HOSPITAL, DURHAM, DH1 2SE

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Location

Statutory Address: BEDDELL HOUSE, SHERBURN HOSPITAL, DURHAM, DH1 2SE

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Shincliffe

National Grid Reference: NZ 30823 41634

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History

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Details

(This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/05/2017) NZ 3041 12/83

SHINCLIFFE A 181 (East side, off) Sherburn Hospital Beddell House

(Formerly listed as Sherburn Hospital Elderly Persons' Home (Beddell House), 20 metres north-west of Chapel)

GV II Former Infirmary, now Elderly Persons' Home, c.1868 by Austin and Johnson. Snecked sandstone with dressings. Welsh slate roofs and stone chimney stacks. H-plan on site sloping down from right to left. Gothic style.

Long symmetrical front, two and three storeys with attics: projecting centrepiece with two-storey square porch flanked by taller cross-gabled wings. Behind this runs a continuous range with five-bay sections flanking the centre-piece; the left section is raised above a four-bay buttressed loggia of pointed arches. Large cross-gabled end wings projecting to front and rear complete the composition; the left wing is three-storeyed due to slope of site, the right wing has a slightly taller eight-bay extension on rear. Mainly pointed openings with sill bands. Centrepiece has a buttressed porch with pointed doorway and shouldered and trefoil-headed lancets in pairs or groups of four. Ground-floor windows elsewhere are mainly two-light with quatrefoils and continuous hoodmoulds. Mainly paired trefoil-headed lancets on first floor. Long centre range has small gabled dormers. Angle-buttressed end wings have similar fenestration and wide gabled bays which break forward on inner and outer returns and end in tall battered stacks. Wing at left has large four-light window in gable and three-storey square-plan porch on left return. Steeply-pitched roofs with coped gables and transverse ridge stacks. Rear has plainer, scattered openings, mainly with shouldered heads. Single-storey, late C19 flat-roofed wing at right-angles on inner return of extension on right wing.

C20 one-storey, brick garage on rear is not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ3082341634

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 109964

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