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Corner House, Shincliffe

Description: Corner House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109973

OS Grid Reference: NZ2893640670
OS Grid Coordinates: 428936, 540670
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7601, -1.5519

Location: High Street, Shincliffe, Durham DH1 2NJ

Locality: Shincliffe
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 2NJ

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Listing Text

NZ 2840
(North side)
13/92 Nos. 1 and 2
(Corner House)
Farmhouse, now 2 private dwellings. Early-mid C18 with early C19 alterations.
Rendered rubble ground floor with narrow hand-made brick, in irregular English
garden wall bond, above. Welsh slate roofs with C19 brick chimney stacks.
L-plan: main block with wing at right-angles on right rear. 3 storeys, 3 bays
with plinth and flush rendered quoins. Central 4-panel door (to No. 1) and
fanlight in open-pedimented door-case. C19 window openings with projecting
stone sills flanked by blocked original openings: replaced sashes on ground
floor, 16-pane sashes on first floor and smaller 9-pane sashes above. Eaves
raised in C19 above projecting brick course. Steeply-pitched roof with
transverse end stacks. Small blocked diamond-shaped opening, possibly a
closet window, on first floor on right return. 3-storey, one-bay rear wing
has C19 canted bay window and replaced door (to No. 2) on ground floor,
replaced sashes above and a steeply-pitched roof with end stack. Altered
2-storey, 4-bay outshut on left rear of main block. Interior of No. 2 has
early C19 open-well staircase with late C19 balusters and handrail. Former
stable, now s house (No. 3), on rear of wing is altered and not of special

Listing NGR: NZ2893640670

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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