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Startforth House East startforth House West

A Grade II Listed Building in Startforth, County Durham

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

(North side)

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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