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Eldon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Heighington, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5952 / 54°35'42"N

Longitude: -1.6138 / 1°36'49"W

OS Eastings: 425053

OS Northings: 522291

OS Grid: NZ250222

Mapcode National: GBR KH59.FJ

Mapcode Global: WHC5H.5RTM

Entry Name: Eldon House

Listing Date: 6 June 1952

Last Amended: 16 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110792

Location: Heighington, Darlington, DL5

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Heighington

Built-Up Area: Heighington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Heighington

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(East side)
11/43 No. 7
6/6/52 (Eldon House) (Formerly
listed as Eldon House)
Large house. Circa 1700 with early C19 alterations and additions. Roughcast
brick and stone. Renewed pantiled roof. Rebuilt brick chimney stacks. Main
block with set-back extension at left.
2-storey, 5-bay main block. Central partly-glazed 6-panel door in C20 stone
surround with bracketed hood. Small replaced 12-pane sashes in shallow reveals.
Cogged-brick eaves band. Steeply-pitched roof with slightly-swept eaves.
Renewed gable copings. End and 2 ridge stacks.
2-storey, 2-window left extension has replaced 12-pane sashes. Tall left end
stack. Monopitch roof sloping down to rear.
Added 2-storey rear outshut on main block has small Venetian stair window with
Y-tracery head.
Interior: dogleg closed-string staircase, of 2 flights plus landing rail, has
turned balusters and moulded square-section handrail.
Late C20 wing on rear of left return is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2505322291

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

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