Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1121492

Date first listed: 29-Apr-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Feb-1986

Statutory Address: MANOR HOUSE, WEST END


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Statutory Address: MANOR HOUSE, WEST END

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Sedgefield

National Grid Reference: NZ 35457 28806


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This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 12 August 2016. NZ 3528 13/60 29/4/52


Manor House (Formerly listed as: Magistrate's Court House (previously listed as "Manor House") II*


Magistrate's Court House, formerly (and shown on OS map as) the Manor House. Built c1707 (date on sundial above central first-floor window); C19 alterations. Narrow red brick front and rear in English garden wall bond, with ashlar flush quoins, on rubble basement; rubble returns. Renewed pantiled roof with brick chimneys. Double-pile plan with central staircase to rear. Symmetrical front of 3 storeys plus basement, 5 bays. Four C20 steps to central, Cl9 part-glazed door and tall margined overlight in linked architraves with pulvinated frieze and segmental pediment above. Basement has 8-pane horizontal sliding sashes. Replaced sashes under gauged brick flat arches: 12-pane to ground and first floors; 16-pane above; ground-floor openings enlarged. Replaced dentilled eaves cornice of wood. Steeply-pitched, 2-span roof has raised verges, shaped kneelers and 2 end chimneys. Left return has ornamented, double rainwater head. Symmetrical rear, similar to front, has replaced 12- and 16-pane sashes, a reinstated early C18 2-panel door to left of centre and an early Cl9 central, mid-wall Venetian stair window.

Interior: 2 rooms (one on ground and one on first floor) and the reception hall and staircase with remnants of 2-panel panelling and cornices; several 2-panel doors in bolection-moulded surrounds. Spacious, 3-flight open-well staircase with landing rail has dog gate, at head of first flight, with wavy splat balusters; square newels; moulded, closed string with barley-sugar balusters supporting a heavy moulded handrail which is ramped at each turn. Staircase hall has wall string and ramped dado with bolection-moulded panels. Palladian-motif stair window has detached Roman Doric columns and entablature. Symmetrical, upper stair hall has five 2-panel doors in bolection moulded-surrounds.

C20 brick building, attached to left of entrance front, not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ3546028805


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Legacy System number: 112176

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