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Horsley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7391 / 54°44'20"N

Longitude: -2.0559 / 2°3'21"W

OS Eastings: 396499

OS Northings: 538240

OS Grid: NY964382

Mapcode National: GBR GF2M.PY

Mapcode Global: WHB3K.D47R

Entry Name: Horsley Hall

Listing Date: 12 October 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404400

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Eastgate

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NY 93 NE
(South side, off)
Horsley Hall

House, now hotel. Cl7 with C18 additions and C19 alterations in style of C17.
Coursed rubble with some quoins and sandstone ashlar dressings; stone-flagged
roof with stone gable copings. 3 storeys, 8 bays, irregular. Boarded door in
Tudor-arched surround with stone-mullioned overlight in fourth bay; recessed
panel over door contains high-relief coat of arms with Greek motto. Chamfered
surrounds to all windows, mostly 2-light; ground-floor transoms, ground and
first floor ovolo-moulded mullions; single stair light between fifth and sixth
bays; massive external stack between sixth and seventh bay, which is blank
except for 2-light first-floor window. First-floor, gutter cornices to left.
Fourth bay has 3-light windows, that on the second floor breaking the eaves
under large gable; smaller gables over 3 windows to left and 2 to right. Roof
has 3 large ridge stacks with panelled chimneys; similar chimneys on front

Interior: rear stair removed to allow for installation of panelled ceiling,
with moulded beams and baroque pictorial stucco low-relief roundels, said to
have come from Cheeseburn Grange,Northumberland; also stucco wall panels and
Gothic-style stone chimney piece. Front room has 2 white marble chimney pieces,
both corniced and one with scrolled lugged pilasters in French style.

Listing NGR: NY9649938240

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

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