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Croxdale Wood House, Croxdale and Hett

Description: Croxdale Wood House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109940

OS Grid Reference: NZ2794238569
OS Grid Coordinates: 427942, 538569
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7413, -1.5675

Location: Hett, Durham DH6 5JW

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

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Listing Text

NZ 23 NE
6/59 Croxdale Wood House
House. Mid C18 farmhouse with c. 1860 wing. Squared sandstone rubble;
upper floor of wing dressed sandstone. Welsh slate roofs but with stone
flags on rear of original farmhouse. Rendered chimney stacks. L-plan:
farmhouse with large added wing projecting at right-angles on left. 2-storey,
3-bay original house has central blocked doorway flanked by replaced sashes
with projecting sills. Roof has stone-coped right gable and tall central
ridge stack. Slightly taller, 2-storey, 3-bay wing has 9-panel door and
2-pane side lights in flush ashlar surround. Replaced sashes with projecting
sills elsewhere. Roof has overhanging eaves and verges, the latter with
wavy bargeboards. Stone-mullioned windows on left return: 3-light with
trefoiled heads on ground floor and 2-light above. Two wide canted bays on
rear of wing: ground-floor windows with 4-centred heads and 15-pane sashes;
square-headed 12-pane sashes above. Each bay has a low-pitched hipped roof
with overhanging eaves on exposed beams. The house was extended in mid C19
when the Salvin family leased Croxdale Hall (q.v.) and moved to Croxdale Wood.

Listing NGR: NZ2794238569

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Source: English Heritage

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