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Description: (Staindrop House Rest Home) and Wall with Gateway Attached
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111502
OS Grid Reference: NZ1293620598
OS Grid Coordinates: 412936, 520598
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5804, -1.8014
STAINDROP FRONT STREET
17/137 No. 14 (Staindrop
14/9/66 House Rest Home)
and wall with
House, now private rest home, with wall with gateway attached. Probably early
C18 with later C18 alterations. Limewashed render with painted ashlar dressings;
rubble right return and rear, and coursed squared sandstone rear wing, with
quoins and ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings and
ashlar chimneys. Rubble wall attached has ashlar dressings and coping. 3
storeys, 5 bays and left addition of one high storey, 2 bays. Wall set back
at right to height of window-heads of first floor.
Windows in 3-storey part grouped 2:2:1. Tudor-arched 6-panel door in fourth
bay in hollow-chamfered Tudor-arched surround; similar-style architraves to
sashes with glazing bars, that in second bay in blocked doorway, and in canted
bay window in third bay with higher central window and flat roof. Top windows
3 over 3 panes. Roof has moulded kneelers, and end and central banded chimneys.
Left extension has boarded door and keyed slatted opening, under flat stone
coping; roof not visible.
Wall attached at right has high elliptical vehicle arch with voussoirs.
Rear elevation shows gabled 2-storey central wing, with external steps to
first-floor French window in flat-Tudor-arched plain stone surround; hollow-
chamfered surrounds, similar to those on front elevation, at left and in right
3-storey wing. One-storey pent addition against gabled projection.
Interior shows panelled room of early C18 character in gabled wing; stair with
ramped grip handrail on turned balusters.
Listing NGR: NZ1293520597
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Source: English Heritage
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