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Hoppy Acres and Constable Meadows

A Grade II Listed Building in Brancepeth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7358 / 54°44'8"N

Longitude: -1.6542 / 1°39'15"W

OS Eastings: 422362

OS Northings: 537924

OS Grid: NZ223379

Mapcode National: GBR JFWP.N4

Mapcode Global: WHC4W.K7H9

Entry Name: Hoppy Acres and Constable Meadows

Listing Date: 10 May 1967

Last Amended: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120771

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109912

Location: Brancepeth, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Brancepeth

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Brancepeth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2237
(East side, off)
15/31 Hoppy Acres and
10/5/67 Constable Meadows
(formerly listed
as Brancepeth
Former Rectory now 2 dwellings. Mid-late C18 rear wing (Constable Meadows)
with c.1820 block on front (Hoppy Acres). Pebble-dashed rubble with ashlar
dressings. Welsh slate roofs and rebuilt brick chimney stacks. T-plan with
wing at right-angles on rear.
3-storey front block: 3 bays, the narrow pedimented centre bay breaking
forward. Raised quoins on centre bay and at ends. Central 3-panel double
doors and radial fanlight under pedimented distyle Tuscan porch; 12- and
9-pane sashes above and small pediment with blocked oculus. Wide 3-storey
bow at right has 3 curved sashes with stone sills on each floor: 12-pane on
ground and first floors; 9-pane on top floor. Left bay blank. Wood eaves
cornice and very low-pitched hipped roof. 2-bay left return has C19 canted
bay window on ground floor, two 12-pane sashes on first floor and two 9-pane
sashes above in raised stone surrounds.
2-storey, 3-bay rear wing has 6-panel door in stone architrave at right,
16-pane sashes with stone sills and steeply-pitched roof with left end and
ridge stacks. Later single-storey additions on right return of main block
and on rear of wing are not of special interest. Hoppy Acres is incorrectly
shown on 0.S. map as Happy Acres.

Listing NGR: NZ2236237924

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

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