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BOWES HALL

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.

Name: BOWES HALL

List entry Number: 1121071

Location

BOWES HALL, THE STREET

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bowes

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1967

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111176

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BOWES THE STREET NY 9913 (North side, off) 33/14 Bowes Hall 12/1/67 II GV Large house. Early and later C17; refronted and extended in early-mid C18. Squared rubble and ashlar dressings. Graduated green slate roof and stone chimney stacks. Double-depth plan with short 2-storey wing to rear of right return.

3-storey, 6-bay front (2 right end bays and top storey probably added in C18). Low plinth and raised-and-chamfered quoins. Replaced 6-panel door in pedimented, bolection-moulded doorcase in third bay. Windows in moulded surrounds: 12-pane sashes to ground and first floors; smaller 9-pane sashes above. Stone eaves cornice. Roof with coped gables and shaped kneelers. Corniced end stacks and 2 ridge stacks. Right return: central Dutch door in flush surround; scattered, mainly C19 sashes. Front half of left return projects beyond rear half. Mid- wall Venetian stair window, with thick glazing bars, to rear.

Interior. Stone-flagged entrance hall has Roman Doric screen. Large bolection- moulded stone chimneypieces in drawing room and first-floor front bedroom. Wide segmental fireplace arch in kitchen. Panelled sitting room with dado rail and cornice. Several 6-panel doors. Spacious 2-flight stone staircase with narrow open well and replaced balusters. Mutilated, moulded staircase-hall ceiling. 2-flight fragment of attic staircase with closed-string, barley-sugar balusters and a moulded handrail.

Late C20 garage to rear of right return is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NY9963713540

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National Grid Reference: NY 99637 13540

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