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Ceddesfeld Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Sedgefield, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6525 / 54°39'9"N

Longitude: -1.4488 / 1°26'55"W

OS Eastings: 435659

OS Northings: 528744

OS Grid: NZ356287

Mapcode National: GBR LGBM.4Z

Mapcode Global: WHD6H.QB84

Plus Code: 9C6WMH32+2F

Entry Name: Ceddesfeld Hall

Listing Date: 29 April 1952

Last Amended: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160001

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112166

ID on this website: 101160001

Location: Sedgefield, County Durham, TS21

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Sedgefield

Built-Up Area: Sedgefield

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Upper Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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(South side, off)
Ceddesfeld Hall (previously
13/51 listed as "Rectory")


Former Rectory now Community Hall. 1793 for the Rev. George Barrington. Painted,
pebble-dashed masonry; Welsh slate roof with rendered chimneys. 2-storey, 5-bay
entrance front has low plinth; bays 2 and 4 projecting. Entrance front: central,
6-panel double door, with 3-pane side lights, in pilaster surround, has large
semicircular fanlight with radial glazing bars. Raised tablet above door has
inscription to Bishop Shute Barrington of Durham (died 1826). Left bay has
replaced double door and radial fanlight in recessed, round-arched wall panel;
flanking 3-pane side lights. Right bay has 9-pane sash with radial head in
identical wall panel. Other windows are 12-pane sashes with projecting sills;
sill to central window dated MDCCXCIII. 2 small shields bearing the Barrington
arms. Low-pitched roof has projecting eaves and is hipped over bays 2 and 4;
2 groups of truncated ridge chimneys. 2-storey,5-bay garden front has low
plinth. Projecting, pedimented 3-bay centre has elongated 15-pane sashes to
ground floor, 12-pane sashes above and oculus in tympanum. Flanking one-bay
wings have shallow segmental bow windows with pilasters and 12-pane sashes;
single 12-pane sashes above. Roof similar to entrance front. Pedimented right
return to entrance front has 12-pane sashes and oculus in tympanum. Modernised
interior has several 8-panel internal window shutters; 6-panel doors in moulded
surrounds; 3-flight, open-well, cut-string staircase with stick balusters
supporting a wreathed and ramped handrail; small square-headed fireplace in
entrance hall.

L-plan service wing, attached to left of entrance front, now 2 private houses
(see entries for Shute House and Barrington Lodge).

Listing NGR: NZ3566128741

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