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PRESTON HALL MUSEUM

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: PRESTON HALL MUSEUM

List entry Number: 1140000

Location

PRESTON HALL MUSEUM, YARM ROAD

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

County:

District: Stockton-on-Tees

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Preston-on-Tees

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Oct-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 59411

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 41 NW PRESTON-ON-TEES YARM ROAD (east side) 10/554 Preston Hall Museum

6.10.83

II

Late C18 or early Cl9 house with large later C19 additions. Original rectangular block with service wing. Pinkish brick with stone plinth and first floor band, cor- nice and blocking course. Hipped Welsh slate roof. In front a projecting link to a large, stone porte-cochere of late C19 with neo-baroque treatment. Further extensions to left of similar date. Wrapped around the right hand corner a larger conservatory of circa 1900 added by Ropner Shipping Company. A pent link from house to a large domed glass pavilion with half-decagonal bows on three sides hav- ing hipped roofs. Arcaded walls with radial leaded heads, cast iron pilasters be- tween glazed panels. Garden front of original house shows large, three-window rounded bow. Sash windows with glazing bars under gauged brick arches. Six-window service wing runs to right. Lavish, later C19 interiors.

Listing NGR: NZ4297415786

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National Grid Reference: NZ 42974 15786

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