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8 and 9, High Green, Gainford

Description: 8 and 9, High Green

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111051

OS Grid Reference: NZ1707716809
OS Grid Coordinates: 417077, 516809
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5463, -1.7375

Location: Low Road, Gainford, Durham DL2 3DL

Locality: Gainford
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3DL

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Listing Text

(North side)

9/98 Nos. 8 and 9
14.9.66 - (formerly listed as
No.10 West House)

Substantial house now 2 dwellings. Dated 1696 on doorway in right return, with
mid C19 alterations. Roughcast and painted masonry, graduated green slate roof
with roughcast brick and stone stacks. 3-storey, 7-bay front with raised and
chamfered quoins. No. 8 5 bays, No. 9 2 bays. Ground floor: No. 8 has 6-panel
door and radial fanlight in round-arched surround flanked by mid C19 canted
bay windows; No. 9 has late C20 glazed door and similar bay window to left.
First floor 12-pane sash windows, those of No. 8 renewed, in raised surrounds.
Second floor windows have double-chamfered surrounds, originally with central
mullion, and now with square 4-pane sashes. Low-pitched roof has coped gables
with shaped kneelers. Corniced stone left gable and ridge stacks, rebuilt right
gable stack of brick. Right return has possibly repositioned, blocked doorway
with elaborate shouldered and eared bolection-moulded surround; raised tablet
above doorhead inscribed 16 HE 96 (Henry Eden).

Interior of No. 8: ground floor cross-passage has blocked doorway in bolection-
moulded surround; several 2-panel doors, some in architraves;4-flight dogleg
staircase with moulded closed string, grip handrail and some original barley-
sugar balusters.

Attached outbuildings to rear not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1707716809

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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