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New Field House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lanchester, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8125 / 54°48'44"N

Longitude: -1.7397 / 1°44'22"W

OS Eastings: 416827

OS Northings: 546433

OS Grid: NZ168464

Mapcode National: GBR JD9S.5N

Mapcode Global: WHC4G.79TJ

Entry Name: New Field House

Listing Date: 17 January 1967

Last Amended: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115502

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350590

Location: Lanchester, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Lanchester

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Lanchester and Burnhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 14 NE (East side)

6/83 New Field House
17/1/67 (formerly listed as
Greenwell Ford including
chapel adjoining)


Formerly Greenwell Ford. House, part altered as private Roman Catholic chapel;
now 3 flats. Early C19. Chapel alteration for Matthew Kearney c.1852; ceased
chapel use c.1896. Sandstone ashlar with chamfered quoins; concrete tiled roof.
L-plan. 2 storeys, 3 and 6 bays. Main house 6 bays. 6-panel door and fanlight
with radiating glazing bars in Tuscan surround with prominent open pediment
containing coat of arms; similar door and fanlight in first bay in keyed round-
headed surround

Slightly set-back 3-bay chapel has 6-panel door and plain fanlight in keyed
round-headed surround with Tuscan pilasters supporting acanthus-patterned
entablature. All windows sashes with glazing bars and projecting stone sills,
in plain reveals; plain narrow sash to right of right door, and mirror glass
in window to right of that; c.1900 canted bay inserted at right end. Gutter
cornice and blocking course. Low-pitched roof, hipped at right, has 4 panelled
ridge chimneys with plinths and cornices, and left gabled bellcote. C20 drainage
pipes in bays flanking main door.

Right return 5 bays, with central door, flanked by pilasters with ball finials
under small pediment; formerly had Tuscan porch, now removed. Some glazing
bars removed on this elevation. Left return gable has large first-floor round-
headed window with radiating glazing bars in keyed stone surround with impost
mouldings; plain stone surround to blocked door at right on ground floor.

C20 rear additions not of interest.

Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: NZ1682746433

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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