COUNTS HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1159209

Date first listed: 06-May-1952

Statutory Address: COUNTS HOUSE, THE BANKS (LEFT BANK OF RIVER WEAR)

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: COUNTS HOUSE, THE BANKS (LEFT BANK OF RIVER WEAR)

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 27296 41772

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History

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE THE BANKS NZ 2741 NW (Left bank of River Wear)

16/31 Count's House 6/5/52 GV II

Summer house. Circa 1810. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar portico; stone-flagged roof. Greek Doric style. One storey, one bay. Tetrastyle portico has dentilled pediment; flat stone lintels over empty central door and flanking windows. Interior has stone-flagged floor; roof of king and queen post trusses. Historical note; named because mistaken for a house now demolished, which was lived in by 'Count' Boruwlaski, a Polish dwarf, at the end of the C18, in the grounds of No. 12 South Bailey.

Listing NGR: NZ2729641772

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 110079

Legacy System: LBS

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