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Priests House 90 Metres East of Croxdale Hall, Croxdale and Hett

Description: Priests House 90 Metres East of Croxdale Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 December 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 109936

OS Grid Reference: NZ2742537876
OS Grid Coordinates: 427425, 537876
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7351, -1.5756

Location: Hett, Durham DH6 5JP

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following building:-


17/55 Priest's House
90 meters east of
Croxdale Hall
8/12/82 (formerly listed in
Sunderland Bridge CP)


the Grade shall be amended to read II* (star).

NZ 2737
17/55 Priest's House 90
8/12/82 metres east of
Croxdale Hall
(formerly listed
in Sunderland
Bridge C.P.)
House. Early and mid C18 of 2 builds. Coursed sandstone rubble; ridged
concrete roof tiles and brick chimney stacks. Long range, only one room deep,
with staircase against inner wall of left gable end. 2 storeys. Central
straight joint with original 2-bay section at left. Roughly-squared quoins at
ends and to left of joint. Left section has early C19 openings: 16-pane
horizontal-sliding sash to left of boarded door; two large 8-pane sashes and
small 2-pane window above. External stone chimney, on centre of front wall
of right section, has hand-made brick flue above eaves, narrowing towards top
(flue widened at right in C19). Steeply-pitched roof hipped at right.
Rebuilt left end and ridge stacks. Boarded-over windows on returns and rear
including two first-floor 12-pane sashes under rubbed-brick lintels with
keystones. Small, single-storey lean-to addition, at right-angles on right
bay of front, has boarded door and horizontal-sliding sash. Interior:
2-flight, dogleg staircase with replaced splat balusters on upper flight.
First-floor bedroom at left has C18 wood chimneypiece and blocked window on
rear wall with panelled reveal. Bedroom at right, entered through doorway
with panelled reveal, has similar chimneypiece with guilloche freize and
corniced mantel-shelf. Several 2-panel doors in thin moulded surrounds with
I-L hinges.
Traditionally occupied by the Priest-in-Residence to the Roman Catholic Salvin
family of Croxdale Hall. Unoccupied at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ2742737878

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Source: English Heritage

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