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The Old Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.4854 / 54°29'7"N

Longitude: -1.5299 / 1°31'47"W

OS Eastings: 430554

OS Northings: 510107

OS Grid: NZ305101

Mapcode National: GBR KJRK.LW

Mapcode Global: WHC63.GJQ8

Plus Code: 9C6WFFPC+52

Entry Name: The Old Hall

Listing Date: 6 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350433

Location: Hurworth, Darlington, DL2

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Hurworth

Built-Up Area: Hurworth-on-Tees

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hurworth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 3010 (South side)

17/95 No. 50
6/6/52 (The Old Hall)


House. Mid C18 with C19 alterations and additions. Narrow brick with stone
dressings, entrance front in header bond, garden front in Flemish bond.
Welsh slate roof with brick chimney stacks. Main block double-depth plan
under 2-span roof.

Entrance front: 3-storey, 5-bay main block with recessed 3-storey end bays
and single-storey, 2-bay pavilion on left return. Raised-and-chamfered
quoins. Central 6-panel door and fanlight in pedimented Roman Ionic surround
with engaged columns. Windows in eared-and-shouldered architraves: 12-pane
sashes on ground and first floors; square 6-pane sashes on second floor.
Sun Co. fire-insurance mark above central first-floor window. Modillion
eaves cornice of wood. Roof has coped gables, shaped kneelers and end stacks.
End bays: 8- and 4-pane sashes in identical architraves, modillion eaves
cornice, hipped roofs. Pavilion has stone plinth, raised-and-chamfered
quoins, two 12-pane sashes in eared architraves and a hipped roof.

Garden front on sloping site: main block 3 storeys plus basement, 5 bays and
recessed end bays; 2-storey pavilion at right. Details as for entrance front
(except central replaced door, in pedimented Roman Ionic surround, approached
via swept flight of 9 steps with a cast-iron wreathed-and-ramped handrail
on ornamental balusters; and square 6-pane sashes in flat-faced surrounds on
basement). Tall rebuilt end stacks on main block; pavilion has blocked
basement windows.

Interior altered in late C19-early C20.

Listing NGR: NZ3055410107

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