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Sledwich Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Whorlton, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.531 / 54°31'51"N

Longitude: -1.8587 / 1°51'31"W

OS Eastings: 409244

OS Northings: 515090

OS Grid: NZ092150

Mapcode National: GBR HJG1.DJ

Mapcode Global: WHC5R.FC5S

Entry Name: Sledwich Hall

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111131

Location: Whorlton, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Whorlton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Barnard Castle with Whorlton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


4/79 Sledwich Hall

Large manor house. Late C16-early C17, restorations in 1854 and major
rebuilding/restoration scheme in 1911 byA.C. Martin. Sandstone rubble with
dressed quoins; sandstone flag roof; ashlar stacks. Altered U-plan with
additions to right of garden front.

Garden front of 2 storeys + attics (except for 3-storey right wing). 3 main
sections, the outer ones gabled projecting wings, the right wing deeper.
Gabled centrepiece to main block, which has scattered fenestration and a C20
door at left. 2- and 3-light stone mullioned windows, some with transoms;
mainly restored. Some C20 leaded glazing, some hoodmoulds. Gables have stone
copings and kneelers; ball finials on wings. In left inner return a projecting
offset stack. Similar fenestration on other facades. 2-storey, 3-bay addition
of-1911 to-right has three hipped, stone-tiled dormers. 2-storey, 11-bay
entrance front, mainly rebuilt, has central 2-storey porch and end wings.
Moderately-pitched roof; conjoined and corniced C19 ridge stacks.

Listing NGR: NZ0924415090

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

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