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GREYSTONE 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: GREYSTONE HALL

List entry Number: 1121099

Location

GREYSTONE HALL, A67

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Gainford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Sep-1966

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111036

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 11 NE GAINFORD A67 (North side, off)

6/83 Greystone Hall 14.9.66

GV II

Manor house. Late c16-early C17 of two builds; with late C20 additions to rear. Sandstone rubble; pantiled roof with double course of sandstone flags at eaves; stone stacks. 2-storey, 2-bay right section with slightly later and taller 2-storey, 3-bay section attached to left.

Right section has roughly-dressed quoins to right. Part-glazed 6-panel door with chamfered jambs under hoodmould; 3-light flat-faced mullioned window to right has 6-pane lights and central opening casement; first floor has similar 2-light window and 3-light window to right. SteepLy-pitched roof has slightly- swept eaves; corniced right gable stack. Rebuilt right gable end.

Left section has low plinth, and alternate quoins to left. Windows have chamfered mullions and hoodmoulds. Central 2-light window with fixed 6-pane lights; similar flanking 3-light windows have central opening casements. Identical fenestration to first floor. Steeply-pitched roof has slightly-swept eaves; stepped and corniced left gable stack, rebuilt right gable stack. Round window in chamfered surround set high in left gable end. Rear has central 2- storey stair wing with tumbled-in brick gable.

Interior: 3-flight closed-well stone stair to rear; living room has cambered bressumer, 4 transverse chamfered ceiling beams and some original joists. Left section has pair of upper crucks part-exposed in front bedroom. Right section has 3 principal-rafter trusses with upper and lower collars and some re-used original timber.

C20 additions to rear and detached farmbuildings to rear not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1861216557

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National Grid Reference: NZ 18612 16557

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