EGGLESTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1121626

Date first listed: 07-Jan-1952

Statutory Address: EGGLESTON HALL, B6281

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: EGGLESTON HALL, B6281

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Eggleston

National Grid Reference: NY 99770 23345

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Details

EGGLESTON B6281 North side NY9923 25/4 Eggleston Hall 7.1.52 GV II* House, now private residential school. 1827 by I. Bonomi for T. Hutchinson, incorporating parts of earlier house. Sandstone ashlar with plinth; older rear wing sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; roof of small graduated Lakeland slates. Irregular plan: main range with long returns and set-back right wing.

Main range 2 storeys, 4 bays; right wing 2 lower storeys, 5 bays. Main block symmetrical; projecting end bays linked by tetrastyle fluted Doric colonnade; entablature with triglyph frieze. Central double panelled door, partly glazed, flanked by aproned sashes with glazing bars. Similar windows in ground floor of end bays; first floor sashes have glazing bars and projecting stone sills. Top string, cornice and blocking course. Right wing windows mostly sashes with glazing bars, the first and fifth bays wider. Low pitched hipped roofs have corniced ridge chimneys. Rear range of rear courtyard incorporates gabled 2-storey, 2-bay range with blocked oeuil de boeuf over blocked doors with wood lintels on both floors.

Interior: rear open-well stair has moulded rail on brass balustrade and moulded wood steps. Hall screen of 2 ground-floor Ionic columns and 2 first- floor Corinthian columns; Greek key fret at first floor sill level, with large sash window; ceiling has stucco rinceau frieze. Stucco cornices in principal ground-floor rooms: Greek key pattern in entrance hall and former morning room (now subdivided); oak, vine and strawberry trails in dining room; and floral in sitting room. 6-panel doors in fluted doorcases with acanthus flowers on corner blocks. Older part in rear has deeply-bowed chamfered tie beam visible in upper room.

Listing NGR: NY9977023345

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 111805

Legacy System: LBS

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