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The Old Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in High Coniscliffe, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5331 / 54°31'59"N

Longitude: -1.6532 / 1°39'11"W

OS Eastings: 422537

OS Northings: 515370

OS Grid: NZ225153

Mapcode National: GBR JJW0.WS

Mapcode Global: WHC5V.KBY6

Plus Code: 9C6WG8MW+6P

Entry Name: The Old Hall

Listing Date: 6 June 1952

Last Amended: 16 July 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322964

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110836

ID on this website: 101322964

Location: High Coniscliffe, Darlington, County Durham, DL2

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: High Coniscliffe

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Coniscliffe

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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(North side)
18/113 No. 23 (The Old Hall)
6/6/52 (previously listed
as Old Hall Farmhouse)
Large house. Circa 1700 house with medieval wing on left rear. Medieval wing
coursed rubble with pantiled roof. House painted roughcast masonry; pantiled
roof with stone-flagged eaves; pebble-dashed chimney stacks.
2-storey, 5-bay house with raised-and-chamfered quoins. 6-panel door, in broken-
pedimented stone surround,in fourth bay. Replaced 12-pane sashes with projecting
sills and wedge lintels. Small square sundial with circular face and replaced
gnomon above door. Blocked oval window, in cable-moulded surround, above sundial.
Steeply-pitched roof with swept eaves, coped gables and shaped kneelers. End
and ridge stacks.
Medieval wing: 1.5-metre thick ground-floor walls; chamfered plinth and remains
of corbelled-out garderobe, with later stone stair cut into side, on left return;
alternating quoins, blocked doorway and small first-floor lancet (possibly ex-
situ) on rear gable end; roof with brick rear end stack.
Narrow 2-storey gabled stair wing, with replaced sash, on rear of house.
Interior: medieval wing has barrel-vaulted ground-floor room with deep arched
splay of former gable-end doorway. House contains a possibly reconstructed
2-flight dogleg staircase with closed string, square-section moulded handrail
and balusters with 3 rounded knops.
2-storey, 2-bay addition on right of house is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2253715370

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