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Langley Old Hall, Brandon and Byshottles

Description: Langley Old Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 110063

OS Grid Reference: NZ2488340860
OS Grid Coordinates: 424883, 540860
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7621, -1.6148

Location: Front Street, Brandon, Durham DH7 8LQ

Locality: Brandon and Byshottles
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH7 8LQ

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Listing Text

NZ 24 SW (North side)

3/15 Langley Old Hall

Substantial house. Circa 1700 with mid C19 rear additions and refenestration.
Coursed sandstone rubble with rendered left return. Renewed Welsh slate roof
and rebuilt brick chimneys. 2-storey, 6-bay front has flush quoins. Bolection-
moulded door surround, in third bay, has steep, open and broken pediment with
worn cartouche in tympanum; C19 9-panel door. 12-pane sashes with projecting
sills and flush, tooled-and-margined lintels. Blocked window above door.
Steeply-pitched roof has slightly-swept eaves, coped gable parapets, shaped
kneelers and end chimneys. Parallel rear wing has central ridge chimney with
four C19 ornamental chimneypots.

Interior. Early C18 open-well, closed-string staircase, of 6 flights plus top
landing rail, has bulbous turned balusters and a square-section handrail with
grip top. Roof has heavy principal rafters embedded into walls.

Listing NGR: NZ2488340860

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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