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The Old Hall, High Coniscliffe

Description: The Old Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110836

OS Grid Reference: NZ2253715370
OS Grid Coordinates: 422537, 515370
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5331, -1.6532

Location: A67, High Coniscliffe, Darlington DL2 2LJ

Locality: High Coniscliffe
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 2LJ

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Listing Text

(North side)
18/113 No. 23 (The Old Hall)
6/6/52 (previously listed
as Old Hall Farmhouse)
Large house. Circa 1700 house with medieval wing on left rear. Medieval wing
coursed rubble with pantiled roof. House painted roughcast masonry; pantiled
roof with stone-flagged eaves; pebble-dashed chimney stacks.
2-storey, 5-bay house with raised-and-chamfered quoins. 6-panel door, in broken-
pedimented stone surround,in fourth bay. Replaced 12-pane sashes with projecting
sills and wedge lintels. Small square sundial with circular face and replaced
gnomon above door. Blocked oval window, in cable-moulded surround, above sundial.
Steeply-pitched roof with swept eaves, coped gables and shaped kneelers. End
and ridge stacks.
Medieval wing: 1.5-metre thick ground-floor walls; chamfered plinth and remains
of corbelled-out garderobe, with later stone stair cut into side, on left return;
alternating quoins, blocked doorway and small first-floor lancet (possibly ex-
situ) on rear gable end; roof with brick rear end stack.
Narrow 2-storey gabled stair wing, with replaced sash, on rear of house.
Interior: medieval wing has barrel-vaulted ground-floor room with deep arched
splay of former gable-end doorway. House contains a possibly reconstructed
2-flight dogleg staircase with closed string, square-section moulded handrail
and balusters with 3 rounded knops.
2-storey, 2-bay addition on right of house is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2253715370

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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