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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
Entry Name: Barmpton Hall
Listing Date: 27 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1185894
English Heritage Legacy ID: 350372
Location: Barmpton, Darlington, DL1
Civil Parish: Barmpton
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Haughton-le-Skerne
Church of England Diocese: Durham
BARMPTON BARMPTON VILLAGE
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
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