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53, the Green

A Grade II Listed Building in Cornforth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7035 / 54°42'12"N

Longitude: -1.5156 / 1°30'56"W

OS Eastings: 431311

OS Northings: 534385

OS Grid: NZ313343

Mapcode National: GBR KGV1.NP

Mapcode Global: WHC54.P1GJ

Entry Name: 53, the Green

Listing Date: 25 September 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159382

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112224

Location: Cornforth, County Durham, DL17

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Cornforth

Built-Up Area: Cornforth

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Cornforth and FerryHill

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(South side)

7/18 No. 53


House and wing, now 2 separate dwellings. Early C18 house; C19 addition.
Roughly-coursed and squared sandstone with ashlar dressings, plinth and quoins;
Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings; brick addition with ashlar
dressings and Welsh slate roof; stone and brick chimney. 2 storeys, 5 windows;
addition of one high storey, one window.

Central Gothic-style door and margined overlight, probably early C19, in
stone surround withpulvinated frieze and cornice. Flanking tripartite
sashes, with glazing bars, wedge stone lintels and projecting stone sills,
in sections marked by long butt joins, suggesting earlier alterations.
12-pane sashes above have similar lintels and sills.

Steeply-pitched roof has high gable copings, resting on curved kneelers, and
end chimneys. Right addition has late C19 sash with flat stone lintel and
projecting stone sill, under catslide roof with right end chimney.

Interior of main house shows left ground-floor room panelled, with dado rail,
and round-headed cupboard with keyed architrave; dogleg stair with turned
balusters, the lower balustrade reducing to meet the upper. Collared roof

Listing NGR: NZ3131134385

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