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Rancho Del Rio

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7415 / 54°44'29"N

Longitude: -2.1976 / 2°11'51"W

OS Eastings: 387373

OS Northings: 538517

OS Grid: NY873385

Mapcode National: GBR FF3M.03

Mapcode Global: WHB3H.62RY

Entry Name: Rancho Del Rio

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1229606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404407

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: St John's Chapel

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

STANHOPE A689 (North side)
NY 8738
36/104 Rancho del Rio


School, now restaurant and public house. 1854, for W. Beaumont, M.P., 'aided
by subscriptions from his agents, miners and others for the education of all
religious denominations' according to resited inscription stone. Later porch.
Coursed squared sandstone with chamfered plinth, pecked quoins and ashlar
dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. Symmetrical. Main block
one storey, 11 bays, the central projecting, quoined and gabled with lower
gabled porch. Slightly set-back one-storey, one-bay wings. Diagonally-boarded
central door with elaborate hinges under 2-centred arch with voussoirs; trefoil-
pierced bargeboards on porch gable. Flanking 5-bay sections have large 16-pane
sashes, with ventilators replacing some panes,with flat stone lintels and
projecting stone sills. Altered windows in wings. Roof gable copings on main
block are chamfered and rest on moulded kneelers (one lost); flat copings on
wings. 4 corniced ashlar ridge chimneys, with tall red pots except for right
which is truncated.

Listing NGR: NY8737338517

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

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