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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: 1323079



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hunderthwaite

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111240

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HUNDERTHWAITE B6277 NZ 02 SW (West side,off) 11/75 Doe Park 12/1/67 II* Country house. Circa 1700 with later addition. Dressed yellow sandstone with grey sandstone dressings. Stone-flagged roof and stone chimney stacks. Tall main block with low addition to right.

Symmetrical garden front: 2 storeys plus basement, 5 bays; centre bay breaks forward. Basement has flush quoins; centre bay and ends, above string course, have raised-and-chamfered quoins. All openings in architraves. 8-step concave-plan perron stair, supported on segmental arches, leads to central doorway with 5-panel double doors and 3-pane overlight, pulvinated frieze and cornice. Basement: 2 side-hung 9-pane casements, with thick glazing bars, to left of stair; C20 solid gabled porch and replaced 6-pane sash to right. Replaced 12-pane sashes above string course. Eaves cornice and solid panelled parapet break forward over centre bay. Steeply-pitched roof with coped gables. Stepped left end and ridge stacks; corniced right end stack.

One-storey addition has a 4-pane sash, steeply-pitched roof and right end stack.

Narrow returns of main block have 2-pane sashes, some blocked, in projecting flat-faced surrounds.

6-bay rear has raised-and-chamfered quoins. All openings in architraves. Basement has altered openings: solid gabled C20 porch in bay 5 conceals centre- hinged 2-leaf, 3-panel door; 8-pane sashes above with thick glazing bars, several are fixed and one is blocked. Eaves raised, possibly replacing a parapet. Roof with coped gabled and shaped kneelers.

Plain interior. Several 3-panel doors. Large, square stone fireplace in basement. Dogleg staircase to rear has closed, moulded string, thin turned balusters and a moulded grip handrail. 4 adzed, principal-rafter trusses with pegged collars, 2rows of trenched purlins and supplementary principals to rear span.

Listing NGR: NZ0057620237

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National Grid Reference: NZ 00576 20237


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