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Ramshaw Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Evenwood and Barony, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6334 / 54°38'0"N

Longitude: -1.7643 / 1°45'51"W

OS Eastings: 415311

OS Northings: 526494

OS Grid: NZ153264

Mapcode National: GBR JG3V.TV

Mapcode Global: WHC56.WS1W

Entry Name: Ramshaw Hall

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111387

Location: Evenwood and Barony, County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Evenwood and Barony

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Evenwood

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 12 NE
(East side)
5/22 Ramshaw Hall


House. Circa 1700, possibly incorporating an earlier building. Thinly rendered
sandstone with ashlar dressings and projecting quoins; rear wing sandstone
rubble with quoins; front range roof concrete tiles, with stone slates at front
eaves; rear wing and left extension pantiled. L-plan. 2 storeys, 6 bays with
small one-storey, one-bay left privy. Third bay is wider and contains narrow
window to left of 8-panel door in architrave under scroll-bracketed stone hood;
paired narrow windows above, trompe l'oeil over door. Plain stone surrounds to
windows, all sashes; most renewed with 12 or 4 panes; early C19 12-pane sashes
on first floor in 2 right bays. Steeply-pitched roof has 3 ashlar ridge chimneys
with plinths and cyma recta cornices. Right return has 2-light chamfered,stone-
mullioned attic window with leaded glazing; long 2-storey rear wing with
irregular fenestration, all renewed. Rear has 2-storey, 2-bay outshut with
2-light stone-mullioned window, under catslide roof; inner return of rear wing
blank on ground floor.

Interior: dogleg close-string stair with high grip handrail on diabolo balusters;
panelling of C17 proportions in entrance hall and room to left, the latter with
segmental-headed cupboards with shaped shelves and shell tops flanking plain
stone fire. Large stop-chamfered beams in 2 main rooms. Many panelled doors
of c.1700.

Empty at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ1531126494

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

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