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Manor Farm House, Heighington

Description: Manor Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 110791

OS Grid Reference: NZ2505322341
OS Grid Coordinates: 425053, 522341
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5956, -1.6138

Location: Manor Court, Heighington, Darlington DL5 6PN

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

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Listing Text

(East side)
11/42 No. 3
(Manor Farm House)
House. Dated 1764 on doorway of front range with c.1700 rear range. Front
range painted squared limestone, Welsh slate roof and rebuilt brick chimney
stacks. Rear range narrow hand-made brick in random bond with sandstone quoins,
squared rubble return walls, pantiled roof and brick chimney stack. Double-
range plan under 2-span roof.
2-storey, 3-bay front. Central replaced door in ogee-moulded stone surround
with run-out stops and shaped top feature dated 1746. Replaced 4-pane sashes
with projecting sills; keyed lintels on ground floor. Steeply-pitched roof
with slightly-swept eaves. Coped gable parapets with shaped kneelers and end
Narrower 2-storey,2-bay rear range of 2 builds. Earlier recessed right bay has
12-pane stair window, with radial head and thick glazing bars, in raised tooled
surround with projecting moulded sill, impost blocks and keystone; cogged and
dentilled stepped eaves band. Wider left bay with rubble plinth and ashlar
quoins; two 12-pane sashes, with thick glazing bars, in stone architraves with
projecting moulded sills. Continuous steeply-pitched roof with slightly-swept
eaves. Central ridge stack with cogged top band.
Interior: early C18 features in rear range. Dogleg cut-string staircase, of 2
flights plus landing rail, with turned balusters and wreathed-and-ramped handrail.
Several 6-panel doors with L-hinges and 3-panel reveals. One ground-floor room
has fielded panelling on north wall with fluted pilasters, pair of 3-panel
cupboard doors and cornice; large China cupboard with shaped shelves on south
wall; 4-panel internal window shutters. Large stone fireplace with moulded
surround, pulvinated frieze and corniced mantel in left first-floor room.
Addition on right return of front range is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2505322341

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Source: English Heritage

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