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Ruffside Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Edmondbyers, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8615 / 54°51'41"N

Longitude: -2.0119 / 2°0'42"W

OS Eastings: 399333

OS Northings: 551860

OS Grid: NY993518

Mapcode National: GBR GDD7.72

Mapcode Global: WHB30.227D

Entry Name: Ruffside Hall

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229333

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404167

Location: Edmondbyers, County Durham, DH8

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Edmondbyers

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Edmundbyers and Muggleswick

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

EDMONDBYERS B6306 (North side)
NY 95 SE
1/50 Ruffside Hall

House. Possibly C17 with C19 additions and alterations. Thinly-rendered
sandstone and millstone grit rubble with quoins and ashlar dressings; C19
additions of coursed squared sandstone. Roofs stone-flagged and graduated
Lakeland slate, with stone chimneys. U-plan with rear wings: first build 2
storeys, 5 irregular bays, the 2 left wider; right addition of 2 higher storeys,
2 windows. First build has added gabled open stone porch in third bay, with
inner partly-glazed 6-panel door flanked by tapered half-columns supporting
flat stone lintel. 12-pane sashes, those on ground floor under tooled flat
stone lintels. Right addition has 16-pane sashes with flat stone lintels,
projecting stone sills and alternate-block jambs; wide first-floor band. Roof,
hipped at right, has 3 tall square stone ridge stacks, tapered at left; with 2
slates obliquely set over right chimney. Left return: 2 storeys, 8 bays, with
blocked elliptical arch in second; 12-pane sashes, first-floor sill band.
Right return: 2-storey end bays flank one-storey conservatory under
low-pitched hipped roof. Rear 2-storey stair wing with low one-storey outshut.
Interior: older part has walls about one metre thick; most windows have shutters;
C19 stair. 2 open arches in wall to right of entrance passage.

Listing NGR: NY9933351860

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

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