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Heighington Hall, Heighington

Description: Heighington Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110769

OS Grid Reference: NZ2500322434
OS Grid Coordinates: 425003, 522434
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5965, -1.6145

Location: 43 Church View, Heighington, Darlington DL5 6PN

Locality: Heighington
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL5 6PN

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Listing Text

(North side)
10/20 and 11/20 Heighington Hall

Large house. Late C17-early C18 with late C18-early C19 addition. Tooled,
dressed sandstone front with rendered returns and rear. Plain tiled roofs.
Stone chimney stacks. Originally a wide, gable-fronted house with a late C18-
early C19 range added across front.
2-storey, 5-bay front has low plinth and raised-and-chamfered quoins. Central
pair of replaced glazed doors in re-set, red sandstone doorcase with fluted
pilasters, dosserets and a scrolled pediment with blank shield in tympanum.
12-pane sashes, some replaced, in raised moulded surrounds. Solid corniced
parapet, defined by narrow band, has central and end piers with scrolled
supports. Low-pitched hipped roof. Lateral stacks.
6-panel door and patterned fanlight, in open-pedimented stone doorcase, on
right return.
Gabled rear has projecting left bay and a central 24-pane, round-arched stair
window with radial-glazed head.
Interior: cellar with brick segmental tunnel vault; cut-string open-well
staircase, of 3 flights plus landing rail, with panelled dado, 2 bold turned
balusters per tread and a ramped and wreathed handrail; several 6-panel doors
in architraves and 4-panel window shutters on ground floor; first-floor
corridor has six 2-panel doors in architraves with panelled reveals.

Listing NGR: NZ2500322434

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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