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Whitwell Grange House, Shincliffe

Description: Whitwell Grange House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 February 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 109986

OS Grid Reference: NZ3071241002
OS Grid Coordinates: 430712, 541002
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7630, -1.5242

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

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Listing Text

NZ 34 SW and NZ 3041
(South side, off)
3/101 and 12/101 Whitwell Grange
18/2/83 House (formerly
listed in Whitwell
House C.P.)

Farmhouse, now private house. Mid-late C18 with c.1820 addition. Coursed
rubble; added range has incised render and stone dressings on front and
returns. Welsh slate roofs with rebuilt brick chimney stacks. L-plan:
original house at right-angles on left rear of added range. 2-storey, 3-bay
c.1820 range has chamfered plinth and raised-and-chamfered quoins. 4-panel
double doors in central doorcase. Margined sashes in raised surrounds with
projecting sills. Low-pitched hipped roof with central rendered stack. Deep
one-bay returns with identical fenestration. Lower 2-storey, 3-bay C18
farmhouse has roughly-squared quoins at left. Central late C19 gabled porch
with replaced door. Blocked window above door and flanking margined sashes
with wedge lintels and projecting sills. Roof with left end stack. Added
one-storey outshut under pent roof on rear of original house. Interior: C18
house has fielded 6-panel doors and a late C18 cast-iron fire grate in bedroom;
added house has 4-panel doors, panelled window shutters and a dogleg staircase
with ornamental cast-iron balusters.
L-plan range of former farmbuildings, now a house (The Mews), on left return
of C18 farmhouse, is altered and not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ3071241002

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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