Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121213

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1986



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District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Heighington

National Grid Reference: NZ 23956 23221


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NZ 22 SW HEIGHINGTON MAIN ROAD (West side, off) Redworth 2/56 Redworth Hall II Large country house, now residential school. C17 core with rear wing of 1744 and additions c.1820 by Robert Surtees, and 1899. Squared sandstone rubble. Plain-tiled roofs. Stone chimney stacks. T-plan: C19 entrance front with off- centre rear wing. Entrance front: 2 storeys plus gabled attics; irregular 6-bay centre flanked by wide, projecting cross-wings. Stone-mullioned 2- and 3-light windows, some transomed, with leaded and latticed casements and moulded labels. Full-height projecting off-centre porch has moulded 4-centred doorway and carved Achievement of Surtees Arms set beneath small gable. Similar projecting 3-storey square bay to left. 3 flanking bays have 2-storey canted stone bay windows with embattled parapets and gabled attics. Left wing has similar 2-storey canted bay windows and attic windows. Right wing has tall canted oriel window with embattled parapet; tall 12-light window and gabled attic on inner left return; stepped external chimney and flanking windows on right return. All gables with moulded copings. Steeply-pitched roofs. Stepped, conjoined and corniced octagonal stacks on ridge. 4-storey square-plan tower, on rear of right wing, with embattled parapet and taller stair turret. 3-storey, 3-bay rear wing has central replaced door in open-pedimented Tuscan doorcase; scattered 12-pane sashes. Interior: mainly C19 features in early C17 style, including large Tudor-arched stone fireplace, with massive carved overmantel and flanking recesses, in former Banqueting Hall. Several 6-panel doors in wood architraves. The home of Robert Surtees (died 1834) the distinguished historian.

Listing NGR: NZ2395623221


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Legacy System number: 110807

Legacy System: LBS

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