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Latitude: 54.5384 / 54°32'18"N
Longitude: -1.9306 / 1°55'50"W
OS Eastings: 404588
OS Northings: 515906
OS Grid: NZ045159
Mapcode National: GBR GHYY.TW
Mapcode Global: WHB4L.96X3
Entry Name: Startforth House East startforth House West
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Last Amended: 28 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121653
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111763
Location: Startforth, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Startforth
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
NZ 0415 STARTFORTH HIGH STARTFORTH
12/172 Startforth House
East and Startforth
12.1.67 House West
( formerly listed
as Startforth House)
House, now 2 dwellings. Early C18. Stone, rendered and partly whitewashed,
with cut dressings; graduated stone slate roof.
2 storeys, 5 bays. Raised quoins, except at right lower wall. Second bay
from right 6-panelled door; C2O casements (except for 2 sashes, lost glazing
bars); all openings in old architraves. Coped gables on moulded kneelers;
stepped-and-corniced end and ridge stacks. Right return shows blocked lst-
floor door with timber lintel, and small blocked attic window. Left return
shows door to Startforth House West. Rear outshut with various windows, one
in older blocked doorway with irregular-block surround.
Interior: Startforth House East living room has fielded-panel shutters,
moulded window surrounds and domed cupboard with fluted pilasters and
archivolt. Large segmental fireplace in dining room now plastered over.
Historical note: From the mid C18 to the mid C19 the house was a boarding
school for boys.
Listing NGR: NZ0458815906
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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