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STARTFORTH HOUSE EAST STARTFORTH HOUSE WEST

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: STARTFORTH HOUSE EAST STARTFORTH HOUSE WEST

List entry Number: 1121653

Location

STARTFORTH HOUSE EAST, HIGH STARTFORTH
STARTFORTH HOUSE WEST, HIGH STARTFORTH

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Startforth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Oct-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111763

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

NZ 0415 STARTFORTH HIGH STARTFORTH (North side)

12/172 Startforth House East and Startforth 12.1.67 House West ( formerly listed as Startforth House)

GV II

House, now 2 dwellings. Early C18. Stone, rendered and partly whitewashed, with cut dressings; graduated stone slate roof.

2 storeys, 5 bays. Raised quoins, except at right lower wall. Second bay from right 6-panelled door; C2O casements (except for 2 sashes, lost glazing bars); all openings in old architraves. Coped gables on moulded kneelers; stepped-and-corniced end and ridge stacks. Right return shows blocked lst- floor door with timber lintel, and small blocked attic window. Left return shows door to Startforth House West. Rear outshut with various windows, one in older blocked doorway with irregular-block surround.

Interior: Startforth House East living room has fielded-panel shutters, moulded window surrounds and domed cupboard with fluted pilasters and archivolt. Large segmental fireplace in dining room now plastered over.

Historical note: From the mid C18 to the mid C19 the house was a boarding school for boys.

Listing NGR: NZ0458815906

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National Grid Reference: NZ 04588 15906

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