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The Mill House, Croxdale and Hett

Description: The Mill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109930

OS Grid Reference: NZ2712037730
OS Grid Coordinates: 427120, 537730
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7338, -1.5803

Location: Hett Lane, Hett, Durham DH6 5JS

Locality: Croxdale and Hett
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH6 5JS

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Listing Text

NZ 2737
(South side, off)
Croxdale Estate
17/49 The Mill House
Former mill house now private house, c.1771 with mid C19 wing. Coursed
sandstone rubble and Welsh slate roofs. Dressed stone and brick chimney
stacks. 3-storey, 3-bay main block has flush squared quoins. Central
replaced 4-panel door and 4-pane overlight. Replaced 4-pane sashes, and small
square 4-pane lights on top floor, in openings with alternating jambs, flush
lintels and projecting sills. Roof with ridge stack at right. Taller,
flat-coped gable end on left return is all that remains of former paper mill
rebuilt 1771-2. Similar height, 2-storey gable-fronted wing at right.
Projecting external chimney on gable end. 2-bay right return with full-height
canted wood bay. Roof, with bracketed eaves, has coped gables and shaped
kneelers. 2-storey, 2-bay added outshut under pent roof on rear of main
block. Roof of main block has 4 adzed A-frame trusses, crossed at ridge and
carrying 3 levels of purlins.

Listing NGR: NZ2712037730

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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