HOPPY ACRES AND CONSTABLE MEADOWS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1120771
Date first listed:
10-May-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
07-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
HOPPY ACRES AND CONSTABLE MEADOWS, THE VILLAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOPPY ACRES AND CONSTABLE MEADOWS, THE VILLAGE

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Brancepeth
National Grid Reference:
NZ 22362 37924

Details

BRANCEPETH THE VILLAGE NZ 2237 (East side, off) 15/31 Hoppy Acres and 10/5/67 Constable Meadows (formerly listed as Brancepeth Rectory) II Former Rectory now 2 dwellings. Mid-late C18 rear wing (Constable Meadows) with c.1820 block on front (Hoppy Acres). Pebble-dashed rubble with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roofs and rebuilt brick chimney stacks. T-plan with wing at right-angles on rear. 3-storey front block: 3 bays, the narrow pedimented centre bay breaking forward. Raised quoins on centre bay and at ends. Central 3-panel double doors and radial fanlight under pedimented distyle Tuscan porch; 12- and 9-pane sashes above and small pediment with blocked oculus. Wide 3-storey bow at right has 3 curved sashes with stone sills on each floor: 12-pane on ground and first floors; 9-pane on top floor. Left bay blank. Wood eaves cornice and very low-pitched hipped roof. 2-bay left return has C19 canted bay window on ground floor, two 12-pane sashes on first floor and two 9-pane sashes above in raised stone surrounds. 2-storey, 3-bay rear wing has 6-panel door in stone architrave at right, 16-pane sashes with stone sills and steeply-pitched roof with left end and ridge stacks. Later single-storey additions on right return of main block and on rear of wing are not of special interest. Hoppy Acres is incorrectly shown on 0.S. map as Happy Acres.

Listing NGR: NZ2236237924

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
109912
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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: 11 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12445/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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