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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: 1322964



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


District: Darlington

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: High Coniscliffe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Jul-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110836

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NZ 2215 HIGH CONISCLIFFE THE GREEN (North side) 18/113 No. 23 (The Old Hall) 6/6/52 (previously listed as Old Hall Farmhouse) GV II* Large house. Circa 1700 house with medieval wing on left rear. Medieval wing coursed rubble with pantiled roof. House painted roughcast masonry; pantiled roof with stone-flagged eaves; pebble-dashed chimney stacks. 2-storey, 5-bay house with raised-and-chamfered quoins. 6-panel door, in broken- pedimented stone surround,in fourth bay. Replaced 12-pane sashes with projecting sills and wedge lintels. Small square sundial with circular face and replaced gnomon above door. Blocked oval window, in cable-moulded surround, above sundial. Steeply-pitched roof with swept eaves, coped gables and shaped kneelers. End and ridge stacks. Medieval wing: 1.5-metre thick ground-floor walls; chamfered plinth and remains of corbelled-out garderobe, with later stone stair cut into side, on left return; alternating quoins, blocked doorway and small first-floor lancet (possibly ex- situ) on rear gable end; roof with brick rear end stack. Narrow 2-storey gabled stair wing, with replaced sash, on rear of house. Interior: medieval wing has barrel-vaulted ground-floor room with deep arched splay of former gable-end doorway. House contains a possibly reconstructed 2-flight dogleg staircase with closed string, square-section moulded handrail and balusters with 3 rounded knops. 2-storey, 2-bay addition on right of house is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2253715370

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National Grid Reference: NZ 22537 15370


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