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MANOR HOUSE RUINS AND WALL, 70 METRES SOUTH EAST OF WHESSOE GRANGE FARMHOUSE

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: MANOR HOUSE RUINS AND WALL, 70 METRES SOUTH EAST OF WHESSOE GRANGE FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1121179

Location

MANOR HOUSE RUINS AND WALL, 70 METRES SOUTH EAST OF WHESSOE GRANGE FARMHOUSE, BURTREE LANE

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

County:

District: Darlington

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Whessoe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Jul-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110919

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 21 NE WHESSOE BURTREE LANE (South side, off) 6/7 6/6/52 Manor House ruins and wall, 70 metres south-east of Whessoe Grange Farmhouse (Formerly listed as remains of Old Manor Buildings at Whessoe Grange Farm) II Manor House ruins and wall attached to south. Possibly a C12 chapel, converted into a house in early-mid C16 and later into a barn. Coursed and squared rubble. One storey with ruinous upper storey. West gable end has alternating quoins. Two 2-light, hollow-chamfered mullioned windows, blocked with hand-made bricks, on ground floor. Hollow-chamfered south jamb of a former 2-light window in ruinous gable. Roofless. Blocked breather and C20 doorway on south wall. Partly-collapsed east opening and later west doorway on north wall. Almost complete east gable end has roughly-shaped, alternating quoins. Partly- blocked doorway with later opening above. Gable has shaped footstones, moulded copings and ruinous apex. Interior. South wall: small, off-centre C16 stone fireplace with 4-centred arch; fragmentary wall painting, consisting of scattered crescent shapes, above; small, round-headed and deeply-splayed first-floor window to west. Tall, c.l5-metre long wall: probably C16; off-centre boarded door in opening with round-arched oak head; deeply-splayed window to south; remains of brick beehive oven to north. Lean-to additions on rear are not of special interest. Derelict and dangerous at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ2771918105

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27719 18105

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