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Horsley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Coordinates

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

STANHOPE A689
NY 93 NE
(South side, off)
Eastgate
20/97
Horsley Hall
12/10/81
II

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
stack.

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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