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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: 1121108



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


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: 04-Jul-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111051

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NZ 1616 - 1716 GAINFORD HIGH GREEN (North side)

9/98 Nos. 8 and 9 14.9.66 - (formerly listed as No.10 West House) GV II

Substantial house now 2 dwellings. Dated 1696 on doorway in right return, with mid C19 alterations. Roughcast and painted masonry, graduated green slate roof with roughcast brick and stone stacks. 3-storey, 7-bay front with raised and chamfered quoins. No. 8 5 bays, No. 9 2 bays. Ground floor: No. 8 has 6-panel door and radial fanlight in round-arched surround flanked by mid C19 canted bay windows; No. 9 has late C20 glazed door and similar bay window to left. First floor 12-pane sash windows, those of No. 8 renewed, in raised surrounds. Second floor windows have double-chamfered surrounds, originally with central mullion, and now with square 4-pane sashes. Low-pitched roof has coped gables with shaped kneelers. Corniced stone left gable and ridge stacks, rebuilt right gable stack of brick. Right return has possibly repositioned, blocked doorway with elaborate shouldered and eared bolection-moulded surround; raised tablet above doorhead inscribed 16 HE 96 (Henry Eden).

Interior of No. 8: ground floor cross-passage has blocked doorway in bolection- moulded surround; several 2-panel doors, some in architraves;4-flight dogleg staircase with moulded closed string, grip handrail and some original barley- sugar balusters.

Attached outbuildings to rear not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1707716809

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National Grid Reference: NZ 17077 16809


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