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The Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7463 / 54°44'46"N

Longitude: -2.0047 / 2°0'17"W

OS Eastings: 399793

OS Northings: 539034

OS Grid: NY997390

Mapcode National: GBR GFFK.SC

Mapcode Global: WHB3D.5YMT

Entry Name: The Rectory

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406640

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Built-Up Area: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanhope and Rookhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

STANHOPE FRONT STREET
NY 9939
(South side)
Stanhope
34/207 The Rectory
31.1.67
GV II


House. Dated 1819 on porch. By I. Bonomi. For manager of London Lead Company.
Painted rubble with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; graduated Lakeland
slate roof with roll-moulded ridge tiles and rendered chimneys with octagonal
yellow pots. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central ashlar semicircular Tuscan porch with
date on architrave. 3 steps between centre pair of columns to inserted half-
glazed double doors-and tall patterned overlight; inner original double 6-panel
partly glazed doors. Flanking tripartite plain sashes have moulded sills and
panelled lintels under recessed lunettes. 3 plain first-floor sashes have
projecting stone sills. Low-pitched hipped roof has 2 ridge chimneys. Rear
elevation has Gothic-style cast-iron bracket supporting large hexagonal gas
lamp with painted glass and high-domed top; some rear sashes have glazing bars.
Small outbuilding attached at left contains door to flats above Parish Hall in
former Rectory (q.v.), and access is through this building.

Interior: 6-panel doors in architraves and pilasters; acanthus-leaf stucco
ceiling roses and moulded cornices. Dog-leg open-string stair with plain handrail
on stick balusters, with wreath and curtail. Rear left ground-floor room has
elliptical stone fire-arch on impost string.


Listing NGR: NY9979339034

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

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