Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1158975

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1967

Statutory Address: THORNLEY HALL FARMHOUSE, A181


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Statutory Address: THORNLEY HALL FARMHOUSE, A181

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Thornley

National Grid Reference: NZ 36114 38385


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NZ 33 NE THORNLEY A 181 (South side, off)

4/37 Thornley Hall Farmhouse 20/2/67 II

Large farmhouse. Late C17 - early C18, possibly incorporating earlier fabric. Partly-rendered rubble, gables have some brick infill; Welsh slate roof with rebuilt brick chimneys. 3-storey, 9-bay front has roughly-dressed quoins. Late C19 4-panel door and 2-pane overlight in moulded surround in third bay and blocked doorway to right. Mainly replaced 4-pane sashes and some 12-pane sashes, all under flat arches of brick. Rendered square sundial centrally placed above first floor. Square 4-pane sashes to second floor. Steeply-pitched roof has coped gables with shaped kneelers; one ridge and two end chimneys. Later and lower rear of 2 storeys plus basement has replaced scattered fenestration.

Contemporary internal features include: 2 panelled rooms (one with apsidal cupboard, framed by fluted pilasters, built into wall); several 2- and 6-panel doors and 6-panel window shutters; 4-flight closed-string dogleg staircase with turned balusters and moulded handrail; boarded kitchen door, with drawbar and sockets, set in Tudor-arched surround with large keystone (former rear doorway); rear basement has 2 cellars with brick tunnel vaults.

Outbuildings attached to rear not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ3611438385


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Legacy System number: 109449

Legacy System: LBS

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