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Prospect House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hamsterley, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6747 / 54°40'28"N

Longitude: -1.8278 / 1°49'40"W

OS Eastings: 411200

OS Northings: 531081

OS Grid: NZ112310

Mapcode National: GBR HGPD.21

Mapcode Global: WHC4Z.WRSP

Entry Name: Prospect House

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111858

Location: Hamsterley, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Hamsterley

Built-Up Area: 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

(West end)
23/57 Prospect House
House. Mid C18 with late C19 addition and alterations. Main block thin
courses of squared sandstone with quoins and ashlar dressings; rear additions
snecked stone. Roofs stone flags, with stone gable copings, Welsh slate with
yellow brick chimney and pantiles. L-plan with left rear added wing. Main
block 2 storeys, 3 bays with one-storey, one-bay pent addition. Central half-
glazed door in porch with bargeboards. Flanking canted bay windows with
bracketed cornices; late C19 first-floor sashes, the central narrow, with
roughly-cut voussoirs, partly obscured by ivy at time of survey. Roof has
moulded kneelers, very tall end chimneys, and corniced yellow brick chimney on
rear wing. Left pent extension with pantiled roof. Left return shows blank
gable to main block, with boarded door in pent extension. Gabled 3-storey one-
bay rear wing has late C19 sashes with flat stone lintels and sills. Interior:
6-panel doors in main range; dado rail in central passage; right ground-floor
room has round-headed cupboard, with shaped shelves, and doors removed, to
right of c. 1900 chimney piece; dentilled stucco cornice. Corner fire in C18
right rear wing, with C20 fire surround.

Listing NGR: NZ1120031081

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