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Sedgefield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sedgefield, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6519 / 54°39'6"N

Longitude: -1.4525 / 1°27'8"W

OS Eastings: 435426

OS Northings: 528665

OS Grid: NZ354286

Mapcode National: GBR LG9N.B7

Mapcode Global: WHD6H.NBKN

Entry Name: Sedgefield House

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310712

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112175

Location: Sedgefield, County Durham, TS21

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Sedgefield

Built-Up Area: Sedgefield

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Upper Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(South side)

13/59 No. 20 (Sedgefield House)

House. Early C19 (possibly with older masonry in cellar); rear wing added mid
C19. Roughcast; stone front and brick rear wing; Welsh slate roofs with
roughcast stone chimneys. L-plan: front block with wing attached to rear of
left return. 2-storey, 3-bay front has low plinth, raised-and-chamfered quoins
and central 4-panel door and overlight in doorcase with hood on consoles.
Doorway flanked by segmental bow windows with sashes, panelled aprons, frieze
and cornice on consoles. Three 16-pane sashes above with architraves and
projecting sills. Eaves frieze, cornice and low parapet. Roof has coped gables
and corniced end chimneys. Rear has 2-storey canted bay window to left with
elongated 8- and 12-pane sashes and patterned blind boxes; first-floor stair
window to right has radial head and architrave. 3-storey, 4-bay rear wing has
5 openings to ground floor and 9- and 12-pane sashes in architraves; right bay
breaks forward and has raised-and-chamfered quoins and first-floor canted oriel.
Low-pitched roof, hipped to rear, has 2 corniced ridge chimneys.

Interior: tunnel-vaulted, brick-lined cellar has exposed masonry with large
alternate quoins. Late C19, 2-flight, dogleg staircase with landing rail has
cast-iron balusters supporting a wreathed, grip handrail. Several good mid C19
cast-iron fireplaces and grates.

Cottage, attached to right of main block, rebuilt in mid C20, is not of special

(West Side)

13/59 No.20, West End
(Sedgefield House)


See entry under WEST END (South side).

Listing NGR: NZ3542628665

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

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