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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: 1121603



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hamsterley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111855

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HAMSTERLEY DIDDRIDGE LANE NZ13SW (East side) 11/54 Lane House GV II House. Probably late C17 enlarged early C18. Thinly-rendered rubble with stone quoins, boulder plinth and ashlar dressings. Roof of dark grey asbestos slates with stone chimneys, the left raised in brick.

2 storeys, 3 bays. Partly-glazed door in second bay under flat stone lintel; similar lintels to flanking square windows with late C19 sashes. Similar windows in outer bays of first floor, and small 4-pane light over door. Square end chimneys, the left with corniced old brick addition, on massive external stacks with offsets. Rear full-width outshut under catslide roof.

Interior shows roughly-chamfered spine beam in left bay, probably the earliest build. 2 transverse beams in right part have cyma-stopped chamfers. Dogleg closed-string stair in main part of house at rear of centre; balustrade removed; short balustrade on top landing has stick balusters and groove-sided handrail, with square newels. Roof shows 2 pairs of stout, sawn upper crucks; apex not accessible.

Listing NGR: NZ1344330918

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National Grid Reference: NZ 13443 30918


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