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Houghton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Etherley, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6515 / 54°39'5"N

Longitude: -1.7621 / 1°45'43"W

OS Eastings: 415444

OS Northings: 528514

OS Grid: NZ154285

Mapcode National: GBR JG4N.9B

Mapcode Global: WHC56.XB1Y

Entry Name: Houghton House

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121835

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111383

Location: Etherley, County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Etherley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Etherley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 12 NW
(North side)
5/18 Houghton House


Farmhouse and hand's cottage, now one house. Mid C18. Coursed squared
sandstone front, other elevations rubble, with quoins and ashlar dressings;
pantiled roof, the front slope renewed in concrete tiles, with brick chimneys.
2 storeys, 4 wide bays. Plain stone surround to low partly-glazed door in
second bay; thin stone lintels and shallow reveals to windows, most late C19
sashes, 2 with C20 glazing. Steeply-pitched roof has 4 ridge chimneys. Rear
has full width one-storey outshut under catslide roof, and gabled dormers.
Interior has lugged moulded chimney piece in one first-floor room; 2-panel
doors; stone stair in first-bay cottage.

Listing NGR: NZ1544428514

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

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