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Houghton House, Etherley

Description: Houghton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111383

OS Grid Reference: NZ1544428514
OS Grid Coordinates: 415444, 528514
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6515, -1.7621

Location: A66, Etherley, Durham DL14 0QE

Locality: Etherley
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL14 0QE

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Listing Text

NZ 12 NW
(North side)
5/18 Houghton House


Farmhouse and hand's cottage, now one house. Mid C18. Coursed squared
sandstone front, other elevations rubble, with quoins and ashlar dressings;
pantiled roof, the front slope renewed in concrete tiles, with brick chimneys.
2 storeys, 4 wide bays. Plain stone surround to low partly-glazed door in
second bay; thin stone lintels and shallow reveals to windows, most late C19
sashes, 2 with C20 glazing. Steeply-pitched roof has 4 ridge chimneys. Rear
has full width one-storey outshut under catslide roof, and gabled dormers.
Interior has lugged moulded chimney piece in one first-floor room; 2-panel
doors; stone stair in first-bay cottage.

Listing NGR: NZ1544428514

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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