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Latitude: 54.8286 / 54°49'43"N
Longitude: -1.5624 / 1°33'44"W
OS Eastings: 428212
OS Northings: 548288
OS Grid: NZ282482
Mapcode National: GBR KDJL.KV
Mapcode Global: WHC4B.ZW5N
Entry Name: Harbour House
Listing Date: 23 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159042
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109382
Location: Kimblesworth and Plawsworth, County Durham, DH3
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Kimblesworth and Plawsworth
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Kimblesworth
Church of England Diocese: Durham
KIMBLESWORTH AND PLAWSWORTH HOLMHILL LANE
NZ 24 NE
(East side, off)
7/39 Harbour House
in the Urban District
Farmhouse. Early-mid C18 rear range; late C18 front range. Coursed rubble
with ashlar dressings. Graduated green slates on front; Welsh slates on rear
range. Ashlar chimney stacks. T-plan: rear range at right-angles to front.
Front range: 2 storeys plus basement; 3 bays. Raised-and-chamfered quoins.
Plinth and sill bands. 6 stone steps, with cast-iron handrails and stick
balusters, to central doorway. 6-panel door and fanlight, with radial glazing,
in open-pedimented stone doorcase with engaged Roman Ionic columns on pedestals.
Windows in rusticated surrounds, iron-barred in basement; 16-pane sashes above.
Eaves cornice and parapet,pedimented over centre bay. Pediment tympanum, with
brick infill, has blind oculus in moulded stone surround. Parapet has low end
piers with scrolled finials. Steeply-pitched hipped roof. Lateral stacks with
top bands. Left return: small carved head in oval on mid-wall quoin at junction
between front block and added 2-storey, one-bay rear outshut. Early C19
fenestration: 2 wedge lintels inscribed DAIRY; one projecting sill inscribed
CHEESEROOM. Set-back 2-storey, 2-bay rear range has steeply-pitched catslide
roof with slightly-swept eaves and coped rear gable. Large 15-pane round-arched
stair window on right return of rear range.
Interior of front block: entrance passage and flanking ground-floor rooms with
early C19 plaster ceilings; panelled window shutters and 6-panel doors in wood
Listing NGR: NZ2821248288
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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