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Brignall Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Brignall, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5056 / 54°30'20"N

Longitude: -1.8888 / 1°53'19"W

OS Eastings: 407295

OS Northings: 512261

OS Grid: NZ072122

Mapcode National: GBR HJ7B.WM

Mapcode Global: WHB4S.Y0QR

Entry Name: Brignall Grange

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111672

Location: Brignall, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Brignall

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

(South side)

6/83 Brignall Grange


Rectory, now private house. Main block and rear wings circa 1700; south wing
extended and north block/laundry range added later C18; south block and porch
mid-C19. Coursed rubble, colour-washed on north elevation, with cut dressings;
C19 parts squared stone with raised tooled dressings. Stone slate roofs.
Irregular plan; north block and laundry range enclose small yard facing west.

East elevation 2 storeys, 1+2+1 bays. Centre is original.house: plinth; mid-
Cl9 canted bays, with varied glazing, below 12-pane sashes in raised stone
surrounds; hip-ended roof with central ridge stack. Right bay is C18 north
block: C20 French window, with 2-pane overlight, below 12-pane sash in raised
stone surround; hipped roof. Taller left bay is C19 south block with plinth,
rusticated quoins, 4- and 12-pane sashes, in raised chamfered surrounds;
hipped roof. 2-bay left return shows similar C19 detail: canted bay with
French window. Left set-back 2-bay original wing, with later C18 hip-roofed
left bay. In angle of south block and wing is extruded canted porch with
half-glazed door in panelled wood surround. Rear elevation: re-set doorway
in wall closing yard has bolection-moulded surround; gable end of laundry
range to left shows ogee arch to coal chute, said to be from old church.
Elevations to yard: north wing shows tall arched stair window with radial-
head, old plank door with 3-pane overlight, 12-pane sash with old iron bars,
and 6- and 20-pane Yorkshire sashes. Laundry range shows boarded doors, stone
stair to boarded 1st floor door and two 12-pane Yorkshire sashes.

Interior: C18 parts have doors of 6 fielded panels, panelled shutters; dogleg
stair with urn-on-vase balusters and swept moulded handrail; domed
rooflight, with radial panelled glazing. Dogleg stone servants' stair.

Listing NGR: NZ0729512261

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