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Former Miner's Hall and Institute

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanley, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8576 / 54°51'27"N

Longitude: -1.7049 / 1°42'17"W

OS Eastings: 419044

OS Northings: 551467

OS Grid: NZ190514

Mapcode National: GBR JDJ8.PG

Mapcode Global: WHC48.S5CD

Entry Name: Former Miner's Hall and Institute

Listing Date: 21 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439551

Location: Stanley, County Durham, DH9

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanley

Built-Up Area: Stanley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanley and South Moor

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 15 SE STANLEY SOUTH MOOR ROAD
(West side)
South Moor
7/192 Former Miner's Hall
and Institute
GV II
Miners' Hall and Institute; now private function suites. Dated 1898 over door.
Snecked sandstone, with brick returns and rear; ashlar dressings; Welsh slate
roof with stone gable coping and brick chimney; lead-covered porch roof.
Chapel style. Gabled front to street 2 storeys, 3 bays, the central wider.
Gabled porch with steps up to central flushed double doors in moulded, round-
headed surround under open pediment and inscription MINERS HALL 1898; quadrant
porch returns have blocked round-headed windows on both floors except for
6-panel door at right on ground floor. Porch entablature, with pulvinated
frieze continuous with pediment bed; 2 paired blocked round-headed windows
above porch flank central lesene with ball finial; similar finials on pinnacles
of pilasters rising from entablature of porch. Round-headed blocked windows in
outer bays. Rear gable chimney. 7-bay returns, the right with central 6-panel
door in stone surround with open segmental pediment; panel with low-relief
INSTITUTE, and small raised segmental pediment above; round-headed brick-
arched windows, blocked except for 4 first-floor left-return stained glass
windows.
Included for historical and social interest.


Listing NGR: NZ1903551524

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

Description

NZ 15 SE STANLEY SOUTH MOOR ROAD
(West side)
South Moor
7/192 Former Miner's Hall
and Institute
GV II
Miners' Hall and Institute; now private function suites. Dated 1898 over door.
Snecked sandstone, with brick returns and rear; ashlar dressings; Welsh slate
roof with stone gable coping and brick chimney; lead-covered porch roof.
Chapel style. Gabled front to street 2 storeys, 3 bays, the central wider.
Gabled porch with steps up to central flushed double doors in moulded, round-
headed surround under open pediment and inscription MINERS HALL 1898; quadrant
porch returns have blocked round-headed windows on both floors except for
6-panel door at right on ground floor. Porch entablature, with pulvinated
frieze continuous with pediment bed; 2 paired blocked round-headed windows
above porch flank central lesene with ball finial; similar finials on pinnacles
of pilasters rising from entablature of porch. Round-headed blocked windows in
outer bays. Rear gable chimney. 7-bay returns, the right with central 6-panel
door in stone surround with open segmental pediment; panel with low-relief
INSTITUTE, and small raised segmental pediment above; round-headed brick-
arched windows, blocked except for 4 first-floor left-return stained glass
windows.
Included for historical and social interest.


Listing NGR: NZ1903551524

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