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Lane House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hamsterley, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6732 / 54°40'23"N

Longitude: -1.7931 / 1°47'34"W

OS Eastings: 413443

OS Northings: 530918

OS Grid: NZ134309

Mapcode National: GBR HGXD.LL

Mapcode Global: WHC50.FSDV

Entry Name: Lane House

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111855

Location: Hamsterley, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Hamsterley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hamsterley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

HAMSTERLEY DIDDRIDGE LANE
NZ13SW
(East side)
11/54 Lane House
GV II
House. Probably late C17 enlarged early C18. Thinly-rendered rubble with
stone quoins, boulder plinth and ashlar dressings. Roof of dark grey asbestos
slates with stone chimneys, the left raised in brick.

2 storeys, 3 bays. Partly-glazed door in second bay under flat stone lintel;
similar lintels to flanking square windows with late C19 sashes. Similar
windows in outer bays of first floor, and small 4-pane light over door. Square
end chimneys, the left with corniced old brick addition, on massive external
stacks with offsets. Rear full-width outshut under catslide roof.

Interior shows roughly-chamfered spine beam in left bay, probably the earliest
build. 2 transverse beams in right part have cyma-stopped chamfers. Dogleg
closed-string stair in main part of house at rear of centre; balustrade removed;
short balustrade on top landing has stick balusters and groove-sided handrail,
with square newels. Roof shows 2 pairs of stout, sawn upper crucks; apex not
accessible.


Listing NGR: NZ1344330918

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