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Sledwich Hall, Whorlton

Description: Sledwich Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111131

OS Grid Reference: NZ0924415090
OS Grid Coordinates: 409244, 515090
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5310, -1.8587

Location: Whorlton, Durham DL12 8UU

Locality: Whorlton
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 8UU

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Listing Text


4/79 Sledwich Hall

Large manor house. Late C16-early C17, restorations in 1854 and major
rebuilding/restoration scheme in 1911 byA.C. Martin. Sandstone rubble with
dressed quoins; sandstone flag roof; ashlar stacks. Altered U-plan with
additions to right of garden front.

Garden front of 2 storeys + attics (except for 3-storey right wing). 3 main
sections, the outer ones gabled projecting wings, the right wing deeper.
Gabled centrepiece to main block, which has scattered fenestration and a C20
door at left. 2- and 3-light stone mullioned windows, some with transoms;
mainly restored. Some C20 leaded glazing, some hoodmoulds. Gables have stone
copings and kneelers; ball finials on wings. In left inner return a projecting
offset stack. Similar fenestration on other facades. 2-storey, 3-bay addition
of-1911 to-right has three hipped, stone-tiled dormers. 2-storey, 11-bay
entrance front, mainly rebuilt, has central 2-storey porch and end wings.
Moderately-pitched roof; conjoined and corniced C19 ridge stacks.

Listing NGR: NZ0924415090

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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