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Hesleden Hall with Wall and Gate Piers Attached to Left, Monk Hesleden

Description: Hesleden Hall with Wall and Gate Piers Attached to Left

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 109441

OS Grid Reference: NZ4614337284
OS Grid Coordinates: 446143, 537284
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7284, -1.2850

Location: Monk Hesleden, Durham TS27 4QB

Locality: Monk Hesleden
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: TS27 4QB

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Listing Text


20/2/67 Hesleden Hall with wall
and gate piers attached
to left

Medium-sized farmhouse. Early C17, of 2 builds with later section to right;
altered in C19. Left section dressed limestone, right section coursed limestone
rubble front and C19 brick rear. Welsh slate roof and rebuilt brick chimneys.
T-plan: central gabled stair wing to rear of left section. 2 storeys, 5 plus
2 bays. Left section has 3 ground-floor openings: C20 glazed porch and door
to right and re-set square datestone above with initials I.T. and A.T. and date
1701; 2 restored tall 4-light double-chamfered mullioned windows under hoodmoulds
to left. Other windows,in C19 openings with flush lintels and projecting sills,
are replaced 8-pane sashes except for small 2-pane sash under hoodmould above
datestone. Continuous steeply-pitched roof has right gable and ridge chimneys.
Left return gable rebuilt in brick. Lower rear of older section has projecting
3-storey stair wing with a 2-light double-chamfered mullioned window; coped
gable with shaped kneelers. Single-storey rear outshut to left has a 12-pane
horizontal sliding sash in double-chamfered surround. Short section of wall
attached to left return has pair of tall square gate piers with flat-toppped
pyramidal caps; pier nearest house has ball finial.

Farmbuildings and C20 additions to right and rear not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ4614337284

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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