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Ramshaw Hall, Evenwood and Barony

Description: Ramshaw Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111387

OS Grid Reference: NZ1531126494
OS Grid Coordinates: 415311, 526494
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6333, -1.7643

Location: Ramshaw Lane, Evenwood, Durham DL14 0ND

Locality: Evenwood and Barony
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL14 0ND

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Listing Text

NZ 12 NE
(East side)
5/22 Ramshaw Hall


House. Circa 1700, possibly incorporating an earlier building. Thinly rendered
sandstone with ashlar dressings and projecting quoins; rear wing sandstone
rubble with quoins; front range roof concrete tiles, with stone slates at front
eaves; rear wing and left extension pantiled. L-plan. 2 storeys, 6 bays with
small one-storey, one-bay left privy. Third bay is wider and contains narrow
window to left of 8-panel door in architrave under scroll-bracketed stone hood;
paired narrow windows above, trompe l'oeil over door. Plain stone surrounds to
windows, all sashes; most renewed with 12 or 4 panes; early C19 12-pane sashes
on first floor in 2 right bays. Steeply-pitched roof has 3 ashlar ridge chimneys
with plinths and cyma recta cornices. Right return has 2-light chamfered,stone-
mullioned attic window with leaded glazing; long 2-storey rear wing with
irregular fenestration, all renewed. Rear has 2-storey, 2-bay outshut with
2-light stone-mullioned window, under catslide roof; inner return of rear wing
blank on ground floor.

Interior: dogleg close-string stair with high grip handrail on diabolo balusters;
panelling of C17 proportions in entrance hall and room to left, the latter with
segmental-headed cupboards with shaped shelves and shell tops flanking plain
stone fire. Large stop-chamfered beams in 2 main rooms. Many panelled doors
of c.1700.

Empty at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ1531126494

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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