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OVINGTON HALL AND ADJACENT COTTAGE

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: OVINGTON HALL AND ADJACENT COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1121669

Location

OVINGTON HALL AND ADJACENT COTTAGE

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ovington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Jul-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111706

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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 11 SW OVINGTON OVINGTON VILLAGE (West end)

7/117 Ovington Hall and 30.7.87 adjacent cottage

GV II

House and cottage. Probably C17, extended and altered in C18. Rubble with cut dressings, partly rendered; graduated stone slate roofs. Plan: original house has east range incorporating cottage, two rear wings and ballroom extension to north-west.

South front in two sections: 2 storeys, 2 + 4 bays. 2-bay rendered left part is original house: central half-glazed door with 3-pane overlight in raised tooled stone surround with ashlar panel over; 4-pane sash windows. Steeply-pitched roof with coped gables on moulded kneelers and end stacks, left stepped-and-corniced, right rebuilt in grey brick on old base. Right part irregular. C20 French window and doorway, boarded door at right end and 12-pane sashes in stone surrounds, some renewed. Coped right gable on moulded kneelers, with end stack; stepped-and-corniced ridge stack.

Rear: Original house has two wings with stacks on gables. Earlier right wing has fielded-panel door and sash windows in raised stone surrounds. Added right ballroom extension with a single tall 24-pane sash in a similar surround, and coped left gable on moulded kneelers, with end stack.

Interior: original house has heavy transverse ceiling beams. Ballroom has basket-arched proscenium with Greek key frieze and imposts with paterae, contemporary chimneypiece, folding fielded-panel shutters on butterfly hinges, cornice with egg-and-dart, and ornamental ceiling rose.

Roof structure not seen, and may be of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1298314694

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National Grid Reference: NZ 12983 14694

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