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Hoppy Acres and Constable Meadows, Brancepeth

Description: Hoppy Acres and Constable Meadows

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 109912

OS Grid Reference: NZ2236237924
OS Grid Coordinates: 422362, 537924
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7358, -1.6542

Location: A690, Brancepeth, Durham DH7 8DG

Locality: Brancepeth
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH7 8DG

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Listing Text

NZ 2237
(East side, off)
15/31 Hoppy Acres and
10/5/67 Constable Meadows
(formerly listed
as Brancepeth
Former Rectory now 2 dwellings. Mid-late C18 rear wing (Constable Meadows)
with c.1820 block on front (Hoppy Acres). Pebble-dashed rubble with ashlar
dressings. Welsh slate roofs and rebuilt brick chimney stacks. T-plan with
wing at right-angles on rear.
3-storey front block: 3 bays, the narrow pedimented centre bay breaking
forward. Raised quoins on centre bay and at ends. Central 3-panel double
doors and radial fanlight under pedimented distyle Tuscan porch; 12- and
9-pane sashes above and small pediment with blocked oculus. Wide 3-storey
bow at right has 3 curved sashes with stone sills on each floor: 12-pane on
ground and first floors; 9-pane on top floor. Left bay blank. Wood eaves
cornice and very low-pitched hipped roof. 2-bay left return has C19 canted
bay window on ground floor, two 12-pane sashes on first floor and two 9-pane
sashes above in raised stone surrounds.
2-storey, 3-bay rear wing has 6-panel door in stone architrave at right,
16-pane sashes with stone sills and steeply-pitched roof with left end and
ridge stacks. Later single-storey additions on right return of main block
and on rear of wing are not of special interest. Hoppy Acres is incorrectly
shown on 0.S. map as Happy Acres.

Listing NGR: NZ2236237924

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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