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Manor House, Houghton Le Side

Description: Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 110854

OS Grid Reference: NZ2251221808
OS Grid Coordinates: 422512, 521808
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5910, -1.6531

Location: Houghton Lane, Houghton-le-Side, Darlington DL2 2XH

Locality: Houghton Le Side
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 2XH

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Listing Text

(East side, off)
2/10 Manor House
Farmhouse. Possibly medieval; greatly altered in mid C18 (door lintel on rear
wing dated 1730 or 1750) and in C19. Coursed rubble painted white; imitation
stone-tiled roof and brick chimney stacks. L-plan with rear outshut in re-
entrant angle. Originally one storey.
2-storey, 3-bay garden front. 1.75 metre-thick ground-floor wall with roughly-
shaped quoins. Later first-floor wall breaks back and has alternating quoins.
Central boarded-over 6-panel door and 2-pane overlight flanked by 2-light
casements in enlarged openings. Three 4-pane sashes, with intermediate glazing
bars removed, above. Steeply-pitched roof has slightly-swept eaves, coped
gables and shaped kneelers. Rebuilt end stacks.
12-pane horizontal-sliding sash set high on left return. One-storey oushut has
12-pane horizontal-sliding sash and pent roof.

Listing NGR: NZ2251221808

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Source: English Heritage

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