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County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Croxdale and Hett
National Grid Reference:
NZ 27006 37643


CROXDALE AND HETT MAIN STREET NZ 2737 (South side) Sunderland Bridge 17/68 The Hermitage GV II House. Mid C17 with c.1930 alterations and additions. Coursed sandstone rubble; Welsh slate roof and C19 cream-brick chimney stacks. Entered from rear wing. 3-storey, 3-bay garden front has tall plinth and large squared quoins. Outline of former 2-storey, gabled porch on central bay. Circa 1930 20-pane bashes in chamfered concrete surrounds. Central ground-floor window (formerly doorway) under segmental pediment. Three gabled half dormers with original copings and 9-pane sashes. Steeply-pitched roof with stone-coped gables and transverse end stacks. Small original chamfered fire-windows on both returns. 2-storey, 2-bay c.1930 addition on right rear has identical concrete window surrounds and similar pedimented doorway. Interior remodelled in early C20. Roof retains 5 adzed upper crucks of heavy scantling.

Listing NGR: NZ2700637643


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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: 31 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/15671/16
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