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North and East Courtyard Ranges and Walls, to East of Croxdale Hall, Croxdale and Hett

Description: North and East Courtyard Ranges and Walls, to East of Croxdale Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109932

OS Grid Reference: NZ2740237879
OS Grid Coordinates: 427402, 537879
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7351, -1.5759

Location: Hett, Durham DH6 5JP

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2737
17/51 North and east
courtyard ranges
and walls, to east
of Croxdale Hall
2 ranges of courtyard buildings and linking wall. Early-mid C18 north range
altered in early C19. Mid C19 east range and wall. Squared sandstone with
purple slate roofs. Rebuilt brick chimney stacks. Ranges enclose north and
east sides of courtyard with wall between them at north-east corner. Long
north range, one storey and loft; 14 openings on ground floor. Early C19 wide
segmental entrance archway and 4 smaller, similar archways, with boarded
double doors, at west. Former smithy near centre has boarded door and fixed
window of 5 vertical lights. 3 boarded doors and 3 partly-glazed hit-and-miss
windows at east. 6 small 2-light loft windows, with flat-faced mullions, set
immediately under eaves. Steeply-pitched roof hipped at west. Central ridge
stack above smithy. Tall, flat-coped section of linking wall with large
central doorway. Single-storey east range of 2 builds: 4 and 2 bays, with
straight joint at junction. Openings in flush surrounds with alternating
jambs. 4-bay section has boarded doors in end bays and two 6-pane sashes
between. 2-bay section has 2 boarded doors with small top-hung casements
above. Continuous low-pitched hipped roof with stone ridge tiles. Tall off-
centre ridge stack.
Included for group value. Adjoining wall across courtyard at right-angles
near centre of north range and wall on south return of east range are not of
special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2740437880

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Source: English Heritage

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