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THE HALL

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: THE HALL

List entry Number: 1121463

Location

THE HALL, CHURCH STREET

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bishop Middleham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Jun-1988

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 112208

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 33 SW BISHOP MIDDLEHAM CHURCH STREET (East side)

7/2 The Hall (formerly listed 9.1.68 as The Old Hall) GV II

House, now 2 dwellings. Circa 1765 on site of earlier building; C20 alterations and additions. Pebble-dashed render with painted ashlar dressings; stone- flagged roof with stone gable copings. H-plan. 2 storeys, 5 bays and one-bay wings with one-bay front inner returns, the left with one-storey, one-bay extruded porch.

Canted porch has architraves to 6-panel door and flanking sashes with fine glazing bars; similar windows in all front and inner return bays except for centre, which has scroll-bracketed cornice on ground floor, probably original door, and is blank above. Gabled fronts of wings show marks in render suggesting one window on each floor, now blocked; parks above front windows show former ground-floor window cornices and first-floor pediments have been removed. Roof has ashlar-banded ridge and front gable chimneys, and curved kneelers. Left return has full-height square projecting bay, probably early C20, with sashes with glazing bars. Rear wings of varying dates, slightly lower.

Interior: left part contains principal staircase with 2 windows to front: ramped grip handrail on C20 panelled balustrade, wide cantilevered open-well stair, with panelled soffits and panelled ramped dado; semicircular first- floor gallery. Both parts of house have 6-panel doors in architraves.

Listing NGR: NZ3284231294

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National Grid Reference: NZ 32842 31294

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