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Shotton Hall, Peterlee

Description: Shotton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 July 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 109446

OS Grid Reference: NZ4148039740
OS Grid Coordinates: 441480, 539740
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7509, -1.3571

Location: 26 Shadforth Close, Peterlee, Durham SR8 2NG

Locality: Peterlee
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: SR8 2NG

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Listing Text

(North side)

5/34 Shotton Hall (formerly
5/7/50 listed in the Civil
Parish of Shotton

House. Mid C18 with early C19 alterations. Pebble-dashed masonry and chimneys;
renewed pantiled roofs. Rear service wing attached to right. 2-storey entrance
front of 6 unevenly-spaced bays has low plinth and raised quoins. Pedimented
doorcase with pulvinated frieze, in third bay, has early C19 door with 4 vertical
panels. 12-pane sashes with projecting sills and lintels. Hipped roof has
slightly-swept eaves and 3 ridge chimneys. 5-bay left return has large plinth,
raised quoins to right and mainly 12-pane sashes. 5-bay right return has
parapet; early C19 shallow 2-storey bow to left with 3 elongated 15-pane sashes
to each floor; 2 upper windows retain wrought-iron balconies. Boarded windows
and slightly-projecting gabled end bay, with lateral stack, to right. Irregular
rear has Venetian stair window. Single-storey, 5-bay service wing has boarded
windows and steeply-pitched roof with hipped end.

Interior has mid C18 3-flight cut-string open-well staircase with turned
balusters and moulded handrail. Entrance hall has moulded wall panels and
enriched late C18 chimney-piece. Several 6-panel doors in architraves and
3-panel window shutters. Stair window has Palladian motif and angular capitals.

Late C20 rear addition not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ4148039740

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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