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Description: Waldridge Hall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 109412
OS Grid Reference: NZ2595949786
OS Grid Coordinates: 425959, 549786
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8422, -1.5973
WALDRIDGE WALDRIDGE ROAD
NZ 24 NE
(south side, off)
Waldridge Hall Farmhouse
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
(B.I. Bagnall, "David Stephenson and Waldridge Hall", Durham Archaeological
Journal, Volume I, 1984).
Listing NGR: NZ2595949786
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Source: English Heritage
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