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Swinhopeburn Court House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7327 / 54°43'57"N

Longitude: -2.1419 / 2°8'30"W

OS Eastings: 390959

OS Northings: 537537

OS Grid: NY909375

Mapcode National: GBR FFHQ.27

Mapcode Global: WHB3J.299N

Entry Name: Swinhopeburn Court House

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Last Amended: 17 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407613

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Westgate

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

In the entry for

STANHOPE SWINHOPEBURN
NY 93 NW NY 9223375
19/279 Swinhopeburn Farmhouse

The address shall be amended to read:
Swinhopeburn Court-house

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STANHOPE SWINHOPEBURN
NY 93 NW NY 909375
19/279 Swinhopeburn
farmhouse

GV II

House. Early and late C17. Coursed sandstone and limestone rubble with
irregular plinth, some quoins and ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof with
stone gable copings; left chimney rendered. 2 builds; second build at left 2½
storeys, 3 bays; first build 2 storeys, 2 wide bays. Small left one-storey
outhouse. Taller left part has central 4-panel door and overlight under thin
stone lintel; similar lintels and roughly-dressed sills to late C19 sashes on
ground and first floors in outer bays; top floor has 2 small 4-pane fixed
lights with thin stone shelf sills. Blocked 3-light stone-mullioned window
over door. Roof has irregular gable copings; square right end chimney. Left
return gable has massive external stack. 2-storey first build has chamfered
round-cornered blocked doorway at extreme left, with alternate-block jambs of
which the left forms quoins for second build. Wide tooled surround to central
door with round-headed panels; late C19 sashes between doors, and on first
floor, with thin stone sills and lintels; square-headed window in plain stone
surround at right has shutter-pin holes. Massive square stack with domed top,
to left of centre; right end square stack. Rear elevation shows 2-storey, 2-
bay wing on second build, with small chamfered light in return and in adjacent
rear wall.

Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: NY9095937537

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

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