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Toft Hill Hall, Evenwood and Barony

Description: Toft Hill Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111402

OS Grid Reference: NZ1424228439
OS Grid Coordinates: 414242, 528439
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6509, -1.7808

Location: Evenwood, Durham DL14 0PU

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

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Listing Text

NZ 12 NW
4/37 Toft Hill Hall


House. Early C18 with late C18 and c.1900 alterations and C20 additions.
Pebble-dashed render on sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; roof graduated
Lakeland slates; rear slope dark grey asbestos tiles; rear outshut stone-
flagged; stone gable copings. 2 1/2 storeys, 3 bays, with one-storey, one-bay
left wing breaking forward. Central 5-panel door in slightly chamfered plain
stone surround; deep solid-sided porch has stop-chamfered square piers
supporting moulded hood. Sash windows with glazing bars, tripartite in outer
bays, the ground-floor left replaced with c.1900 square bay, have flat stone
lintels and slightly projecting stone sills; 3 square blind attic windows
with trompe l'oeil wide glazing bars. Roof has renewed corniced end chimneys
on rendered plinths. Left wing has 9-pane fixed light in tooled chamfered
square surround, central mullion removed; similar surround to 12-pane trompe
l'oeil window in gable peak. Left return has C20 additions. Right return has
2-light stone-mullioned window in gable peak, the mullion flat-fronted. Rear
gabled stair wing in angle; one-storey pent outshut. All gable copings on
moulded kneelers.

Interior: ground-floor left room has panelled wall with cupboard at left and
communicating door at right in keyed pilastered surrounds; double shell in
cupboard ceiling; left first-floor room entirely panelled. One bolection-
moulded stone chimney piece in right first floor. Wide stair with c.1900
balustrade has wreath and curtail.

Listing NGR: NZ1424228439

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Source: English Heritage

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