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Latitude: 54.5463 / 54°32'46"N
Longitude: -1.7375 / 1°44'15"W
OS Eastings: 417077
OS Northings: 516809
OS Grid: NZ170168
Mapcode National: GBR JH9W.M2
Mapcode Global: WHC5M.8ZVN
Entry Name: 8 and 9, High Green
Listing Date: 14 September 1966
Last Amended: 4 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121108
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111051
Location: Gainford, County Durham, DL2
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Gainford
Built-Up Area: Gainford
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Gainford
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 1616 - 1716 GAINFORD HIGH GREEN
9/98 Nos. 8 and 9
14.9.66 - (formerly listed as
No.10 West House)
Substantial house now 2 dwellings. Dated 1696 on doorway in right return, with
mid C19 alterations. Roughcast and painted masonry, graduated green slate roof
with roughcast brick and stone stacks. 3-storey, 7-bay front with raised and
chamfered quoins. No. 8 5 bays, No. 9 2 bays. Ground floor: No. 8 has 6-panel
door and radial fanlight in round-arched surround flanked by mid C19 canted
bay windows; No. 9 has late C20 glazed door and similar bay window to left.
First floor 12-pane sash windows, those of No. 8 renewed, in raised surrounds.
Second floor windows have double-chamfered surrounds, originally with central
mullion, and now with square 4-pane sashes. Low-pitched roof has coped gables
with shaped kneelers. Corniced stone left gable and ridge stacks, rebuilt right
gable stack of brick. Right return has possibly repositioned, blocked doorway
with elaborate shouldered and eared bolection-moulded surround; raised tablet
above doorhead inscribed 16 HE 96 (Henry Eden).
Interior of No. 8: ground floor cross-passage has blocked doorway in bolection-
moulded surround; several 2-panel doors, some in architraves;4-flight dogleg
staircase with moulded closed string, grip handrail and some original barley-
Attached outbuildings to rear not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NZ1707716809
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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