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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
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
NY 93 NE
(South side, off)
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
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