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Priests House 90 Metres East of Croxdale Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Croxdale and Hett, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7351 / 54°44'6"N

Longitude: -1.5756 / 1°34'32"W

OS Eastings: 427425

OS Northings: 537877

OS Grid: NZ274378

Mapcode National: GBR KFFP.PC

Mapcode Global: WHC4X.R7XT

Entry Name: Priests House 90 Metres East of Croxdale Hall

Listing Date: 8 December 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109936

Location: Croxdale and Hett, County Durham, DH6

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Croxdale and Hett

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Croxdale

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following building:-


17/55 Priest's House
90 meters east of
Croxdale Hall
8/12/82 (formerly listed in
Sunderland Bridge CP)


the Grade shall be amended to read II* (star).

NZ 2737
17/55 Priest's House 90
8/12/82 metres east of
Croxdale Hall
(formerly listed
in Sunderland
Bridge C.P.)
House. Early and mid C18 of 2 builds. Coursed sandstone rubble; ridged
concrete roof tiles and brick chimney stacks. Long range, only one room deep,
with staircase against inner wall of left gable end. 2 storeys. Central
straight joint with original 2-bay section at left. Roughly-squared quoins at
ends and to left of joint. Left section has early C19 openings: 16-pane
horizontal-sliding sash to left of boarded door; two large 8-pane sashes and
small 2-pane window above. External stone chimney, on centre of front wall
of right section, has hand-made brick flue above eaves, narrowing towards top
(flue widened at right in C19). Steeply-pitched roof hipped at right.
Rebuilt left end and ridge stacks. Boarded-over windows on returns and rear
including two first-floor 12-pane sashes under rubbed-brick lintels with
keystones. Small, single-storey lean-to addition, at right-angles on right
bay of front, has boarded door and horizontal-sliding sash. Interior:
2-flight, dogleg staircase with replaced splat balusters on upper flight.
First-floor bedroom at left has C18 wood chimneypiece and blocked window on
rear wall with panelled reveal. Bedroom at right, entered through doorway
with panelled reveal, has similar chimneypiece with guilloche freize and
corniced mantel-shelf. Several 2-panel doors in thin moulded surrounds with
I-L hinges.
Traditionally occupied by the Priest-in-Residence to the Roman Catholic Salvin
family of Croxdale Hall. Unoccupied at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ2742737878

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