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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.


List entry Number: 1240892



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Stanley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Jul-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 439460

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NZ 1855 STANLEY FRONT STREET (North side) Tanfield 18/180 Tanfield Hall 19/7/50 GV II* House. C17, refronted mid C18. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings and quoins; part of rear wing brick; roof of graduated Lakeland slates; part of rear wing roof Welsh slate. L-plan. 3 storeys, 5 bays. Central 4-panel door and 3-pane overlight in raised stone surround with cornice; raised stone surrounds with moulded sills to sashes with broad glazing bars on ground and first floors, and 2-light horizontal sliding sashes on second floor. Roof has gables projecting above slates; 2 ashlar corniced end chimneys on projecting stacks. Left return has small chamfered single lights on each floor to right of stack; wood porch, and sash with glazing bars. Renewed stone mullioned-and- transomed 3-light window in 2-storey, 2-bay wing, and blocked 2-light chamfered stone-mullioned window above. Further brick 2-storey, 2-bay part has boarded door and horizontal sliding sash under wide oak lintels; steeply-pitched roof and large square projecting gable stack with offsets. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: NZ1886755455

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National Grid Reference: NZ 18867 55455


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