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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: 1121240



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


District: Darlington

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Heighington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110769

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NZ 2422 and NZ 2522 HEIGHINGTON CHURCH VIEW (North side) 10/20 and 11/20 Heighington Hall 6/6/52 GV II*

Large house. Late C17-early C18 with late C18-early C19 addition. Tooled, dressed sandstone front with rendered returns and rear. Plain tiled roofs. Stone chimney stacks. Originally a wide, gable-fronted house with a late C18- early C19 range added across front. 2-storey, 5-bay front has low plinth and raised-and-chamfered quoins. Central pair of replaced glazed doors in re-set, red sandstone doorcase with fluted pilasters, dosserets and a scrolled pediment with blank shield in tympanum. 12-pane sashes, some replaced, in raised moulded surrounds. Solid corniced parapet, defined by narrow band, has central and end piers with scrolled supports. Low-pitched hipped roof. Lateral stacks. 6-panel door and patterned fanlight, in open-pedimented stone doorcase, on right return. Gabled rear has projecting left bay and a central 24-pane, round-arched stair window with radial-glazed head. Interior: cellar with brick segmental tunnel vault; cut-string open-well staircase, of 3 flights plus landing rail, with panelled dado, 2 bold turned balusters per tread and a ramped and wreathed handrail; several 6-panel doors in architraves and 4-panel window shutters on ground floor; first-floor corridor has six 2-panel doors in architraves with panelled reveals.

Listing NGR: NZ2500322434

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National Grid Reference: NZ 25003 22434


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