Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121755

Date first listed: 14-Sep-1966



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District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Staindrop

National Grid Reference: NZ 13016 20601


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STAINDROP FRONT STREET NZ 1220 and NZ 1320 (South side) 17/138 and 18/138 No. 20 14/9/66 (Staindrop Hall)


House. Late C16/early C17 with C18 additions and alterations. Rendered with painted ashlar dressings; roofs synthetic stone slates and graduated Lakeland slates; ashlar and brick chimneys. H-plan original house with C18 east addition and smaller west addition. North elevation to road: 2 and 3 storeys, 9 bays, with one-storey, 3-bay right addition. 3-storey, 3-bay first build with one-storey set-back wings; left wing altered to 2 storeys and set-back 2-storey, 4-bay second build added. First build has 2-light ground-floor windows in outer bays, central 3-light windows above, and 2-light in right return, all with rebated chamfered stone mullions and those on upper floors with label moulds; right wing has similar 3-light windows on upper floors. Left wing has broad glazing bars and architraves to 6-pane light inserted in blocked door and 12-pane sash above. C18 left addition has step up to 6-panel door and tall 3-pane overlight in architrave in third bay, flanked by left inserted sash and right quartered round window; sashes with glazing bars and architraves on first floor in third and fourth bays. Right addition has central sash and small light at right. Continuous eaves to 2-and 3-storey parts. Hipped roofs with end and ridge banded chimneys. South elevation to garden shows first build with inserted ground-floor door and windows; label moulds over 3-light windows on upper floors, and with mullions removed in projecting left wing. Symmetrical C18 build projects at right, with canted central projection; varied glazing in original openings. One-storey west addition has inserted garage doors at left, and tripartite sashes with glazing bars in other bays.

Interior partly inspected: ground floor of first build has moulded plastered beams; large painted stucco coat of arms, with scallop in each quarter, on ceiling in front of fire, and scallop on corbel over fire; C18 cupboard with patterned glazing bars; closed-well stair in rear wing. C18 addition has dogleg stair with ramped grip handrail on column balusters and block tread ends; high quality stucco ceiling decoration with dentilled cornice in one and medallioned cornice in the other principal rooms. Carved C18 chimney piece brought from Gainford.

Listing NGR: NZ1299720596


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