URPETH HALL, EASTWOOD AND WESTACRE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1159287
Date first listed:
23-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
URPETH HALL, EASTWOOD AND WESTACRE

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Location

Statutory Address:
URPETH HALL, EASTWOOD AND WESTACRE

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Urpeth
National Grid Reference:
NZ 23825 54010

Details

URPETH HIGH URPETH NZ 25 SW 3/65 Urpeth Hall, Eastwood and Westacre II

Large house now 3 dwellings: front range Urpeth Hall; left rear wing Westacre; right rear wing Eastwood. Probably mid C18 centre block with flanking c.1890 wings; C19 rear wings of several builds; main block (Urpeth Hall) contains c.1890 classical interiors by Sopwith and Sons. Painted roughcast stone and Welsh slate roofs. Reversed U-plan with flanking wings on centre block.

3-storey, 5-bay centre block: central C19 stone porch; late C19 window surrounds with projecting sills (mainly replaced sashes; small square openings with replaced casements on second floor); steeply-pitched roof with coped gables, shaped kneelers and end stacks. 2-storey wing at left: shallow bowed 4-bay front with similar fenestration; semi-conical roof above bowed front and steeply-pitched roof behind; coped left gable and end stack. Long single- storey, one-bay wing at right has canted stone bay window on front and curved right return under semi-conical roof.

Rear wings have replaced sashes, steeply-pitched roofs and end stacks: 2-storey, 3-bay left wing with lower addition on rear; 3-storey, 4-bay right wing with 2-storey, 2-bay addition on rear.

Interior: main block (Urpeth Hall) has some c.1890.classical interiors (6-panel doors, moulded plaster ceilings etc.). Entrance hall with Doric screen. Domed staircase hall, lit by glazed lantern, has cantilevered geometrical staircase with 2 turned balusters per tread and wreathed handrail. Oval room in right wing and 2 rooms in left wing also with classical decoration.

C20 additions on rear of both rear wings are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2382554010

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
109409
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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