STARTFORTH HOUSE EAST STARTFORTH HOUSE WEST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1121653
Date first listed:
12-Jan-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
28-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
STARTFORTH HOUSE EAST, HIGH STARTFORTH
Statutory Address:
STARTFORTH HOUSE WEST, HIGH STARTFORTH

Map

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STARTFORTH HOUSE WEST
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Location

Statutory Address:
STARTFORTH HOUSE EAST, HIGH STARTFORTH
Statutory Address:
STARTFORTH HOUSE WEST, HIGH STARTFORTH

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Startforth
National Grid Reference:
NZ 04588 15906

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
111763
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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