OVINGTON HALL AND ADJACENT COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121669

Date first listed: 30-Jul-1987

Statutory Address: OVINGTON HALL AND ADJACENT COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address: OVINGTON HALL AND ADJACENT COTTAGE

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Ovington

National Grid Reference: NZ 12983 14694

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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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 111706

Legacy System: LBS

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