BAAL HILL HOUSE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1232905
Date first listed:
31-Jan-1967
Statutory Address:
BAAL HILL HOUSE FARMHOUSE, DODD HILL LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BAAL HILL HOUSE FARMHOUSE, DODD HILL LANE

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wolsingham
National Grid Reference:
NZ 07444 38551

Details

WOLSINGHAM DODD HILL LANE NZ 03 NE (West side, off) Wolsingham 22/354 Baal Hill House 31.1.67 Farmhouse GV II

Bastlehouse. Late C16 with additions and alterations. Thinly-rendered sandstone rubble with irregular quoins; stone-flagged roof with stone gable copings and stone and brick chimneys; Welsh slate roofs on front additions. 2 storeys raised to 3; 2 wide bays; one-storey front pent additions at each end. Right wing 2 storeys, 3 bays. Main house has long, wide flight of stone steps, with flat-coped side walls, to wide first-floor stone-walled porch, renewed double door and single inner door. Pent additions flank steps. First floor has C20 casements; second-floor 3-light casement at left. Right wing has 3 doors under flat stone lintels, and varied windows:- sashes, one horizontal casement, and fixedlight; 3 small square blocked windows at eaves. Left return has 2-centred-arched chamfered stone doorway, partly blocked and with Dutch door inserted; right return (of wing) has side steps to first-floor door under pigeon holes in gable peak. Interior: ground floor divided by stone wall; blocked 2-centred arch in right gable; barrel vault with possible ladder-hole beside left door. Boarded dado in first-floor entrance hall; stop-chamfered beams in first-floor rooms.

Source: Conyers Surtees History of the Parish of Wolsingham 1929, pp 42-3.

C17 door now re-used in sheep pen.

Listing NGR: NZ0744438551

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
408281
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Conyers Surtees, , History of the Parish of Wolsingham, (1929), 42-3

Legal

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

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Date: 03 Sep 1999
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