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Barmpton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Barmpton, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5566 / 54°33'23"N

Longitude: -1.5125 / 1°30'44"W

OS Eastings: 431626

OS Northings: 518036

OS Grid: NZ316180

Mapcode National: GBR KHWR.BC

Mapcode Global: WHC5Q.QQYQ

Plus Code: 9C6WHF4Q+J2

Entry Name: Barmpton Hall

Listing Date: 27 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350372

Location: Barmpton, Darlington, DL1

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Barmpton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Haughton-le-Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 31 NW (North side)

5/23 Barmpton Hall


Farmhouse. Late C18 with early C19 addition. Brick: right section in irregular
bond; added left section in Flemish bond. Pantiled roof; old brick chimney
stacks with rebuilt tops. L-plan: added section projects beyond rear of
original block. 2-storey garden front of 3 plus 3 bays with straight joint
between sections. Wide open-pedimented wood doorcase, to left of straight
joint, has 6-panel door and fanlight with intersecting tracery. 12-pane
sashes under rubbed-brick flat arches. Steeply-pitched roof, hipped at left,
with coped gable and shaped kneeler at right. Right end and ridge stacks.
Back door of original block has C18 ironwork. 16-pane round-arched stair
window on rear of added section. Interior refitted in late C19-early C20.
C20 rear additions are not of interest.

The home of famous cattle breeder Robert Colling (1749-1820) who bred the
renowned White Heifer.

(K. Proud and R. Butler, The Origins and Early Development of Shorthorn Cattle,

Listing NGR: NZ3162618036

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

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