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Hill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Headlam, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.556 / 54°33'21"N

Longitude: -1.7176 / 1°43'3"W

OS Eastings: 418364

OS Northings: 517900

OS Grid: NZ183179

Mapcode National: GBR JHFR.YK

Mapcode Global: WHC5M.LRB4

Entry Name: Hill House

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111089

Location: Headlam, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Headlam

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Gainford

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(North side, off)

6/5 Hill House


House with attached cottage to north. Early C18 with alterations in early C19
and late C20. Roughcast and painted sandstone rubble with dressed quoins; four
rebuilt brick stacks; low-pitched, two-span hipped roof of renewed pantiles.
Double-depth plan. 2 storeys, 3 x 3 bays with 2-storey, single-bay cottage
attached to left return. Mainly renewed sashes. Central, canted porch with
4-panel door and pantiled roof; fire-insurance mark and mid-wall, round-arched
staircase window above porch; 24-pane sash to left and two 16-pane sashes to
right. Garden front: central,Tuscan doorcase with panelled reveals and soffit,
4-panel, partly-glazed door and overlight; 16-pane sashes, slightly bowed on plan,
to left and right on ground and first floors; 16-pane sash above doorway. Slightly-
swept roof with plain, close eaves. Two rendered, lateral stacks rise from left
and right returns and have ornamental, square-plan chimneypots.

Interior: mainly renewed but retains several 6-panel doors and window shutters;
cut-string, open-well staircase of three flights has two stick balusters per
tread supporting a wreathed and ramped handrail.

Detached barn to west of house not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1836417900

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

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