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Trafalgar House and Garden Wall Attached to North, Heighington

Description: Trafalgar House and Garden Wall Attached to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110801

OS Grid Reference: NZ2521122445
OS Grid Coordinates: 425211, 522445
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5966, -1.6113

Location: Heighington Lane, Heighington, Darlington DL5 6PU

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

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Listing Text

11/50 (south side off)
Trafalgar House and
garden wall attached to
(formerly listed as
Heighington House)
The grade shall be II


(South side, off)
11/50 Trafalgar House
6/6/52 and garden wall
attached to north
GV (Formerly listed as
Heighington House)
House and garden wall. Circa 1815 for Captain William Pryce Cumby. Main block
tooled dressed sandstone; rear wing rubble and brick. Welsh slate roofs and
brick chimney stacks. Coursed sandstone wall.
2 storeys. 3-bay entrance front has tooled-and-margined quoins. Central
replaced glazed double doors and 2-pane overlight in raised surround; Tuscan
stone porch with square columns. Raised tooled window surrounds; elongated
15-pane sashes on ground floor; 12-pane sashes above. Low-pitched hipped roof.
2 ridge stacks with stone top bands. 4-bay south front with identical
Long 2-storey rear wing has single-storey outshut on north with 12-, 16- and
20-pane sashes. Wing has low-pitched roof. 2 ridge stacks with octagonal
chimney pots.
Tall flat-coped wall, on north return of main block, runs north for c.30 metres
to join boundary wall (q.v.). Pair of C20 sliding doors at south end; stepped-
down section to north.
Wall included for group value. Outbuilding on rear of wall is not of special
Home of William Pryce Cumby, heroic Commander of The Bellerophon at Trafalgar.

Listing NGR: NZ2521122445

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Source: English Heritage

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