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Elm Court Pierremont, Dentdale East, Dentdale West, Tower House, Pierrement Hall.

A Grade II Listed Building in Pierremont, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5317 / 54°31'54"N

Longitude: -1.5699 / 1°34'11"W

OS Eastings: 427927

OS Northings: 515241

OS Grid: NZ279152

Mapcode National: GBR KJG1.X9

Mapcode Global: WHC5W.VCL8

Entry Name: Elm Court Pierremont, Dentdale East, Dentdale West, Tower House, Pierrement Hall.

Listing Date: 6 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121263

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110721

Location: Darlington, DL3

County: Darlington

Electoral Ward/Division: Pierremont

Built-Up Area: Darlington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Darlington Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

1. (West Side)
Elm Court
Dentdale East,
Tower House,
Pierremont Hall.
NZ 2715 1/392


Formerly Pierremont, home of Henry Pease. Mid-late C19 picturesque group which
has been subdivided from one original dwelling. Collegiate Gothic in style, of
coursed freestone With ashlar dressings. Mainly of 2 storeys, with many gables.
Five-bay south front has central projecting battlemented square tower whose 4 angle
turrets have hat-shaped caps; and an oriel with perpendicular tracery. Other windows
are stone mullioned and transomed, some Tudor arched with dripmoulds; and some
have glazing with margin lights. Elm Court has a range of colonnades, with polished
granite columns (some paired) and elliptical arches, stretching south-eastwards
and ending in an open grotto or artifical ruin with artfully disposed rough rocks
holding foliage and having mirrors set in the walls. This addition was built
in 1873, architect Sir A Waterhouse. Pierremont Hall has an earlier plainer north
range, the original house before the Gothic additions.

Listing NGR: NZ2792715241

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