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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: 1323227



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110172

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8/121 Burn Hall


Country house. 1821-34 by Ignatius Bonomi; built by Moody of Ushaw; for B. J. Salvin. Sandstone ashlar with graduated Lakeland slate roof; rear range rendered. Irregular plan with symmetrical front range, 2 storeys and attics; 11 bays. Main elevation has channelled rustication. Giant tetrastyle unfluted Ionic porte-cochere in central 3 bays contains one-storey, one- bay fluted Ionic porch and flanking sashes. 6 panel round-headed door in rusticated hollow reveal. Sashes above and in remaining bays have glazing bars, some altered, aprons and plain reveals; blocked lunettes over those on ground floor in end bays, with scrolled keystones and foliage-carved spandrels. Outer bays project slightly and have wide pilasters flanking windows. First floor string; top entablature and roof parapet, balustraded over windows. Mansard roof has square-headed attic windows almost concealed; tall ashlar chimneys with plinths and cornices. Two-storey rear domestic wing.

Interior: Imperial stair with wreathed handrail and double curtail on first central flight; Gothic cast iron bulustrade. Rear ground floor passage has round-headed niches with enriched lugged mouldings; reception room to right of entrance hall has panelled dado and rich rococo stucco ceiling with fruit and flower decoration. Hall has modillioned cornice; rich stucco cornices in other rooms.

C20 3-storey right rear extension is not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2608438673

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National Grid Reference: NZ 26084 38673


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