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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: 1120771



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Brancepeth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Dec-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109912

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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

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National Grid Reference: NZ 22362 37924


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