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Necessary House Approximately 30 Metres West of No. 32, and Wall Attached.

A Grade II Listed Building in Staindrop, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5797 / 54°34'46"N

Longitude: -1.8072 / 1°48'26"W

OS Eastings: 412556

OS Northings: 520516

OS Grid: NZ125205

Mapcode National: GBR HHTH.J2

Mapcode Global: WHC5L.64NZ

Entry Name: Necessary House Approximately 30 Metres West of No. 32, and Wall Attached.

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Last Amended: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121734

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111557

Location: Staindrop, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Staindrop

Built-Up Area: Staindrop

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Staindrop

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 1220
(South side)
Necessary house
Part 14/9/66 approximately 30
metres west of No.
32, and wall
attached. Part
formerly listed as
The 5-seater at
the Deanery


Necessary house and garden wall attached. Early C18. Brick with ashlar coping;
ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof. Wall c.3 metres high runs west from rear
wing of No. 32, and is ramped up over plain stone surround to boarded door with
Tudor-arched head, at point c.30 metres from house. Beyond this door the wall
extends a further 30 metres to the summerhouse (q.v.), with a wide keyed
segmental brick arch c.1.5 metres high, function unknown, to east of summer
house and a second Tudor-arched doorway with stone surround to east of that
and c.4 metres east of summer house. Second door formerly gave access to yard
behind laundry and servants' wing of No. 32. Pent roof to necessary house
behind wall.

Interior of necessary house shows fielded panelling to front of earth closet
and around seat, which has 3 small and 2 large round holes. Small lamp recess
in right wall, and small square window in left. Small lamp recess

Derelict at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ1255820515

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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