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Hill House, Headlam

Description: Hill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 111089

OS Grid Reference: NZ1836417900
OS Grid Coordinates: 418364, 517900
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5560, -1.7176

Location: Cock Lane, Headlam, Durham DL2 3EY

Locality: Headlam
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3EY

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Listing Text

(North side, off)

6/5 Hill House


House with attached cottage to north. Early C18 with alterations in early C19
and late C20. Roughcast and painted sandstone rubble with dressed quoins; four
rebuilt brick stacks; low-pitched, two-span hipped roof of renewed pantiles.
Double-depth plan. 2 storeys, 3 x 3 bays with 2-storey, single-bay cottage
attached to left return. Mainly renewed sashes. Central, canted porch with
4-panel door and pantiled roof; fire-insurance mark and mid-wall, round-arched
staircase window above porch; 24-pane sash to left and two 16-pane sashes to
right. Garden front: central,Tuscan doorcase with panelled reveals and soffit,
4-panel, partly-glazed door and overlight; 16-pane sashes, slightly bowed on plan,
to left and right on ground and first floors; 16-pane sash above doorway. Slightly-
swept roof with plain, close eaves. Two rendered, lateral stacks rise from left
and right returns and have ornamental, square-plan chimneypots.

Interior: mainly renewed but retains several 6-panel doors and window shutters;
cut-string, open-well staircase of three flights has two stick balusters per
tread supporting a wreathed and ramped handrail.

Detached barn to west of house not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1836417900

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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