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Waldridge Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Waldridge, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8422 / 54°50'32"N

Longitude: -1.5973 / 1°35'50"W

OS Eastings: 425959

OS Northings: 549786

OS Grid: NZ259497

Mapcode National: GBR KD8F.ZZ

Mapcode Global: WHC4B.FKM7

Plus Code: 9C6WRCR3+V3

Entry Name: Waldridge Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323095

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109412

Location: Waldridge, County Durham, DH2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Waldridge

Built-Up Area: Chester-le-Street

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Chester-le-Street

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 24 NE
(south side, off)
Waldridge Hall Farmhouse
- II

Large farmhouse. C18 rear wing; main block added c.1796 probably by David
Stephenson. Coursed rubble (patches of render on first floor of main block);
Welsh slate roofs and rebuilt brick chimney stacks. L-plan.

2-storey, 6-bay main block. Small tetrastyle Tuscan porch. 2 partly-glazed doors
under porch. Flanking 12-pane sashes in flat-faced surrounds with projecting
sills. Elongated 18-pane sashes above in identical surrounds. 4 delicate cast-
iron balconies on first floor windows flanking centre. Eaves cornice with short
returns. Low parapet has stepped centre with urn. Roof has coped gables and end
stacks. Earlier 2-storey wing on right rear has altered fenestration.

Interior of main block: 6-panel doors in wood architraves; 3-flight, open-well
staircase with column-on-vase balusters; staircase hall ceiling with modillion

Brick porch on rear wing, and extruded addition on rear of main block, are not of
special interest.

(B.I. Bagnall, "David Stephenson and Waldridge Hall", Durham Archaeological
Journal, Volume I, 1984).

Listing NGR: NZ2595949786

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