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Shotton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Peterlee, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7509 / 54°45'3"N

Longitude: -1.3571 / 1°21'25"W

OS Eastings: 441480

OS Northings: 539740

OS Grid: NZ414397

Mapcode National: GBR LFYH.ZQ

Mapcode Global: WHD5Z.4V17

Entry Name: Shotton Hall

Listing Date: 5 July 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120948

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109446

Location: Peterlee, County Durham, SR8

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Peterlee

Built-Up Area: Peterlee

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Peterlee

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(North side)

5/34 Shotton Hall (formerly
5/7/50 listed in the Civil
Parish of Shotton

House. Mid C18 with early C19 alterations. Pebble-dashed masonry and chimneys;
renewed pantiled roofs. Rear service wing attached to right. 2-storey entrance
front of 6 unevenly-spaced bays has low plinth and raised quoins. Pedimented
doorcase with pulvinated frieze, in third bay, has early C19 door with 4 vertical
panels. 12-pane sashes with projecting sills and lintels. Hipped roof has
slightly-swept eaves and 3 ridge chimneys. 5-bay left return has large plinth,
raised quoins to right and mainly 12-pane sashes. 5-bay right return has
parapet; early C19 shallow 2-storey bow to left with 3 elongated 15-pane sashes
to each floor; 2 upper windows retain wrought-iron balconies. Boarded windows
and slightly-projecting gabled end bay, with lateral stack, to right. Irregular
rear has Venetian stair window. Single-storey, 5-bay service wing has boarded
windows and steeply-pitched roof with hipped end.

Interior has mid C18 3-flight cut-string open-well staircase with turned
balusters and moulded handrail. Entrance hall has moulded wall panels and
enriched late C18 chimney-piece. Several 6-panel doors in architraves and
3-panel window shutters. Stair window has Palladian motif and angular capitals.

Late C20 rear addition not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ4148039740

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

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