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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.KBY5
Entry Name: The Old Hall
Listing Date: 6 June 1952
Last Amended: 16 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322964
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110836
Location: High Coniscliffe, Darlington, DL2
Civil Parish: High Coniscliffe
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Coniscliffe
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 2215 HIGH CONISCLIFFE THE GREEN
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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