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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.


List entry Number: 1139885



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


District: Stockton-on-Tees

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Yarm

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jun-1966

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 59648

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NZ 4212 YARM THE SPITAL (east side) 38/580 The Friarage



Circa 1770 on the site of a Dominican Friary and possibly incorporating some masonry from earlier house. Stone, stuccoed with a stone balustraded parapet with urn finials. Hipped double span roof of large Welsh slates with two stuccoed stacks in valley. Stone plinth. Three storeys. Entrance front of seven windows arranged 2:3:2. Early C19 sashes with glazing bars in moulded architraves with projecting cills. Central Victorian door with Gothic fanlight in rusticated sur- round under prostyle Doric porch. Similar features on other elevations but irregular back suggests more than one build. North wing, former domestic offices and possibly older in part than main house, part rubble and part painted brick, Victorian interior. Inside most original woodwork remains including doors and windows with enriched architraves, elliptical arches over corridors and a good staircase with three turned balusters to a tread, the middle one twisted, all hav- ing crisply carved quadrooned collars with foliage to bulbs below. Dado panel- ling. Some original plaster cornices, many restored. The Friarage was the home of the Meynell family, prominent local recusants also active in promoting the Stockton and Darlington Railway.

Listing NGR: NZ4204412533

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National Grid Reference: NZ 42044 12533


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