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Ketton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Brafferton, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5726 / 54°34'21"N

Longitude: -1.5343 / 1°32'3"W

OS Eastings: 430201

OS Northings: 519813

OS Grid: NZ302198

Mapcode National: GBR KHQK.MM

Mapcode Global: WHC5Q.DBLD

Plus Code: 9C6WHFF8+37

Entry Name: Ketton Hall

Listing Date: 6 June 1952

Last Amended: 27 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186113

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350384

Location: Brafferton, Darlington, DL1

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Brafferton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Great Aycliffe

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 31 NW (North side, off)

5/13 Ketton Hall
6/6/52 (previously listed
as Ketton Hall Farm)


Farmhouse. Late C18-early C19 with late C19 and mid C20 additions and
alterations. Roughcast masonry; roof of ridged concrete tiles; rendered
brick chimney stacks. 2-storey,4-bay entrance front has low plinth. Partly-
glazed 6-panel door and fanlight behind late C19 sandstone porch with Tuscan
columns. Porch flanked by wide mid C20 bow windows. Replaced 12-pane sashes
with projecting sills elsewhere. Hipped roof with swept eaves and 2 ridge
stacks. 2-bay left return has C20 bow windows on ground floor and 12-pane
sashes above. Shorter parallel wing on left rear has a 12-pane round-arched
stair window with an intersecting-tracery head. C20 additions and 2 porches
on right return and rear are not of special interest. The home of renowned
cattle breeder Charles Colling the Younger (1750-1836) who bred the famous
"Ketton Ox" (1796-1807).

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

Listing NGR: NZ3020119813

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