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The Old House, Shincliffe

Description: The Old House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 109974

OS Grid Reference: NZ2900240687
OS Grid Coordinates: 429002, 540687
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7603, -1.5508

Location: Jubilee Place, Shincliffe, Durham DH1 2NJ

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2840 and NZ 2940
(North side)
13/93 and 14/93 The Old House
House. Late C17-early C18 with C19 alterations. Sandstone rubble, limewashed
on main block and roughcast on wing. Welsh slate roofs with rebuilt brick
chimney stacks. Main block with wing, containing cross passage, at left.
3-storey main block, originally 4 bays but now with two C19 openings on each
floor. Rubble plinth and large, roughly-squared quoins. Replaced 16-pane
sashes and blocked top-floor windows with projecting stone sills. Steeply-
pitched roof with swept eaves and end stacks. 2-storey, 2-bay wing has
cross-passage doorway with replaced door and patterned fanlight in open-
pedimented doorcase. Replaced casement, 16-pane sash and late C20 archway
to left. Steeply-pitched roof with swept eaves and tall central ridge stack.
Full-height gabled wing, on rear of main block, has blocked pigeon holes and
alighting ledges in gable. Interior of main block has large chamfered ceiling
beams on ground floor; 3 roof trusses with adzed principal rafters, halved
collars and a double row of purlins.

Listing NGR: NZ2900240687

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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