Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121294

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1977

Statutory Address: POLAM HALL, GRANGE ROAD


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Statutory Address: POLAM HALL, GRANGE ROAD

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

District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: NZ2851713804


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GRANGE ROAD 1. (East Side) 5195 Polam Hall NZ 2813 11/65


2. Second quarter of C19 villa, formerly the residence of Jonathan Backhouse the banker, now a girls' school. Pinkish brick with stone eaves cornice and blocking course, 1st floor band and plinth. Low pitched hipped slate roof with end and ridge stacks. Flat gauged brick arches and stone cills to recessed sash windows with glazing bars. Entrance front of 2 storeys, 3 windows, very large proportions. Stone central section holds a porch in antis with square columns. Later C19 square bay at right, early C20 stuccoed half-octagonal projection at left. Four-bay left return is plain except for engraved stone panels below ground floor windows. Rear elevation has a top half-storey, blank but for a central small window. Secondary entrance front has a door with radial fanlight in Tuscan doorcase with open segmental pediment. Various later C19 extensions to north.

Listing NGR: NZ2851713804


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Legacy System number: 110600

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