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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: 1120778



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: 07-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109930

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CROXDALE AND HETT THE AVENUE NZ 2737 (South side, off) Croxdale Estate 17/49 The Mill House II Former mill house now private house, c.1771 with mid C19 wing. Coursed sandstone rubble and Welsh slate roofs. Dressed stone and brick chimney stacks. 3-storey, 3-bay main block has flush squared quoins. Central replaced 4-panel door and 4-pane overlight. Replaced 4-pane sashes, and small square 4-pane lights on top floor, in openings with alternating jambs, flush lintels and projecting sills. Roof with ridge stack at right. Taller, flat-coped gable end on left return is all that remains of former paper mill rebuilt 1771-2. Similar height, 2-storey gable-fronted wing at right. Projecting external chimney on gable end. 2-bay right return with full-height canted wood bay. Roof, with bracketed eaves, has coped gables and shaped kneelers. 2-storey, 2-bay added outshut under pent roof on rear of main block. Roof of main block has 4 adzed A-frame trusses, crossed at ridge and carrying 3 levels of purlins.

Listing NGR: NZ2712037730

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 7 Cleveland Part 13 Durham Part 41 Tyne and Wear,

National Grid Reference: NZ 27120 37730


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