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Lead Mill House North of Steel Gill, Lynesack and Softley

Description: Lead Mill House North of Steel Gill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111411

OS Grid Reference: NZ0855925059
OS Grid Coordinates: 408559, 525059
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6206, -1.8690

Location: Dent Gate Lane, Langleydale and Shotton, Durham DL13 5SA

Locality: Lynesack and Softley
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 5SA

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Listing Text

NZ 02 NE
3/47 Lead Mill house
north of Steel Gill


Lead Mill manager's house. Early C19 for 3rd Earl of Darlington. Coursed
squared sandstone with quoins and sandstone dressings; stone-flagged roof with
stone and brick chimneys. 2-storey, 3-bay house and set-back left wing one
storey, 2 bays. Central door with 4 beaded panels under 4-pane overlight and flat
stone lintel; sashes with glazing bars, flat stone lintels and projecting stone
sills in outer bays; trompe l'oeil window over door. Left wing has sashes
with lattice glazing bars; similar glazing bars in 2-light horizontal sliding
sash in left return of main block. End brick chimneys on main block; 2 stone
ridge chimneys on left wing.

Source: John Bailey, General View of the Agriculture of the County of Durham,
1813, p.37.

Listing NGR: NZ0855925059

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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