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Sands Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bradbury and the Isle, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6484 / 54°38'54"N

Longitude: -1.4688 / 1°28'7"W

OS Eastings: 434372

OS Northings: 528270

OS Grid: NZ343282

Mapcode National: GBR LG5P.SG

Mapcode Global: WHD6H.DFSB

Plus Code: 9C6WJGXJ+9F

Entry Name: Sands Hall

Listing Date: 9 January 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322843

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112112

Location: Bradbury and the Isle, County Durham, TS21

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bradbury and the Isle

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Upper Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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(South side, off)
6/1 Sands Hall

Country house. Circa 1638 (worn sundial, on outbuilding to east, was dated 1640);
rebuilt and wings added c.1826. Rendered and painted masonry and brick. C20
plain, concrete-tiled roof and rendered chimneys. Centre block with flanking
wings (set back on entrance front and projecting slightly on garden front).

Entrance front has low plinth and raised-and-chamfered quoins. 3-storey, 5-bay
main block has central, tetrastyle Ionic portico with replaced 6-panel door in
architrave, 4-pane overlight and cornice. Windows have projecting sills: 12-pane
sashes to ground and first floors; 6-pane sashes above. Roof has flat-coped
gables, shaped kneelers, central ridge and 2 end chimneys. 2-storey, 2-bay wings
have 12-pane sashes, roofs hipped over returns, and end chimneys. Right return
has 5 closely-spaced windows to each floor; all blocked except for 2 on ground
floor. Garden front, with similar fenestration to entrance front, lacks quoins
and has central, partly-glazed Cl9 door and overlight in moulded wood surround.

Interior. Mainly early Cl9 fittings. Ground-floor room, to right of entrance
hall, has mid C18 features: moulded dado, with wall panels and dentilled cornice
above; 8-panel internal window shutters and a marble chimney-piece.

Listing NGR: NZ3437228270

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