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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
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
STANHOPE A689 (North side)
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
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