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Hallgarth Hill House, Cotherstone

Description: Hallgarth Hill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 111212

OS Grid Reference: NZ0130419926
OS Grid Coordinates: 401304, 519926
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5746, -1.9813

Location: B6277, Cotherstone, Durham DL12 9QW

Locality: Cotherstone
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9QW

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Listing Text

NZ 0119
(North side)
30/49 Hallgarth Hill House
House. Mid C18 with early C19 additions. Squared rubble. Stone-flagged roofs
with stone and brick chimney stacks.

2-storey, 3-bay main block with lower 2-storey left bay (the latter a C20 byre
conversion). Flush quoins. Replaced 4-panel door, to right of centre, in
pedimented doorcase with engaged Corinthian columns on low pedestals. Door
lintel formerly inscribed J.H. 1778 (John Hutchinson). Square sundial above,
in moulded surround with bracketed sill, iron gnomon and ball finial, is
inscribed I.A. 1774 (John Askew). Flanking replaced 4-pane sashes in flush
surrounds. Roof with coped gables. Stone end stacks with top bands and water

Left bay has two 4-pane sashes with flush lintels and projecting sills. Roof
with coped left gable. Rebuilt right end chimney of brick.

Continuous added outshut under lean-to roof, to rear of main block.

Late C20 glazed addition to left return is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0130419926

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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