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The Grange and Attached Farmbuilding to South, Summerhouse

Description: The Grange and Attached Farmbuilding to South

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 110898

OS Grid Reference: NZ2016619039
OS Grid Coordinates: 420166, 519039
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5662, -1.6896

Location: B6279, Summerhouse, Darlington DL2 3UD

Locality: Summerhouse
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3UD

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Listing Text

(South side)
14/90 The Grange and
attached farmbuilding
to south
Large farmhouse and farmbuilding. C17, perhaps incorporating earlier masonry,
with major alterations. Early C19 farmbuilding. Rubble painted white. House
replaced pantiles and brick chimney stacks; farmbuilding old pantiles.
Reversed U-plan farmhouse with added bay and farmbuilding to left.
2-storey, irregular 5-bay farmhouse. 6-panel door in fourth bay. Altered
openings: C20 casements, glazed porch and replaced sash on ground floor;
replaced 4-pane sashes above with wedge lintels and projecting sills. Fire
insurance mark on first floor between right end bays. Steeply-pitched roof
with coped gables and shaped kneelers. Massive off-centre ridge stack with
rebuilt brick top; rebuilt brick end stacks. Stepped external chimney on
right return.
Lower 2-storey added left bay has replaced door and end stack.
Single-storey farmbuilding with loft has 2 boarded doors at right and external
stone stairway on left return.
Single-storey outshut flanked by 2-storey gabled wings on rear of house.
Modernised interior: 1.75-metre thick full-height cross wall below ridge
stack; ground-floor rooms retain some chamfered ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: NZ2016619039

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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