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Briarmead

A Grade II Listed Building in Greatham, Hartlepool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6465 / 54°38'47"N

Longitude: -1.2401 / 1°14'24"W

OS Eastings: 449134

OS Northings: 528192

OS Grid: NZ491281

Mapcode National: GBR MGSQ.94

Mapcode Global: WHD6L.XGNT

Entry Name: Briarmead

Listing Date: 17 September 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432115

Location: Greatham, Hartlepool, TS25

County: Hartlepool

Civil Parish: Greatham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Greatham

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

GREATHAM HIGH STREET
NZ 42 NE
(west side)
6/24 Briarmead
17.9.81
G.V. II

Wrongly shown on O.S. map as Hill House. House, 1883, by Philip Webb.
Roughcast on brick with late C20 clay pantile roofs, raised stone gable
copings and 4 rendered stacks corbelled out at tops. 2 storeys and attic,
asymmetrical. Principal (west) garden front has narrow, pent pantiled roof
on brackets, to right of ground floor, over one square (right) and one
canted bay window. Lower monopitch-roofed open porch adjoins the latter and
has a 4-panelled, ½-glazed door within. Paired windows to left of porch. 5
first-floor windows. All windows have segmental-arched heads, rendered
sills and sashes with glazing bars. Timber boarded eaves soffit. Single,
gabled dormer, with steep-pitched roof and late C20 casement window,
repeated on rear (east) slope of roof. Short single-storey pent wing to
left, and later adjoining porch by W.F. Linton, c.1905, with pyramidal
roof. Gabled 2-storey and pent single-storey wings to rear (east), the
former containing the principal entrance doorway. This is linked to street
by a long pent loggia, open on its south side, with stop-chamfered timber
columns and cobbled paving, and terminating in a crow-stepped ½-gable
containing a segmental headed doorway with boarded door. Yorkshire sashes
and casements with glazing bars, to sides and rear. Internal features by
Webb, include panelled doors and architraves, window reveals and shutters,
fireplace surrounds and staircase. Formerly known as Hill House.


Listing NGR: NZ4913428192

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