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Staindrop Hall, Staindrop

Description: Staindrop Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111503

OS Grid Reference: NZ1301620601
OS Grid Coordinates: 413016, 520601
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5805, -1.8001

Location: Front Street, Staindrop, Durham DL2 3LZ

Locality: Staindrop
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3LZ

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Listing Text

NZ 1220 and NZ 1320
(South side)
17/138 and 18/138 No. 20
14/9/66 (Staindrop Hall)


House. Late C16/early C17 with C18 additions and alterations. Rendered with
painted ashlar dressings; roofs synthetic stone slates and graduated Lakeland
slates; ashlar and brick chimneys. H-plan original house with C18 east
addition and smaller west addition. North elevation to road: 2 and 3 storeys,
9 bays, with one-storey, 3-bay right addition. 3-storey, 3-bay first build
with one-storey set-back wings; left wing altered to 2 storeys and set-back
2-storey, 4-bay second build added. First build has 2-light ground-floor
windows in outer bays, central 3-light windows above, and 2-light in right
return, all with rebated chamfered stone mullions and those on upper floors
with label moulds; right wing has similar 3-light windows on upper floors.
Left wing has broad glazing bars and architraves to 6-pane light inserted in
blocked door and 12-pane sash above. C18 left addition has step up to 6-panel
door and tall 3-pane overlight in architrave in third bay, flanked by left
inserted sash and right quartered round window; sashes with glazing bars and
architraves on first floor in third and fourth bays. Right addition has
central sash and small light at right. Continuous eaves to 2-and 3-storey
parts. Hipped roofs with end and ridge banded chimneys. South elevation to
garden shows first build with inserted ground-floor door and windows; label
moulds over 3-light windows on upper floors, and with mullions removed in
projecting left wing. Symmetrical C18 build projects at right, with canted
central projection; varied glazing in original openings. One-storey west
addition has inserted garage doors at left, and tripartite sashes with glazing
bars in other bays.

Interior partly inspected: ground floor of first build has moulded plastered
beams; large painted stucco coat of arms, with scallop in each quarter, on
ceiling in front of fire, and scallop on corbel over fire; C18 cupboard with
patterned glazing bars; closed-well stair in rear wing. C18 addition has
dogleg stair with ramped grip handrail on column balusters and block tread
ends; high quality stucco ceiling decoration with dentilled cornice in one and
medallioned cornice in the other principal rooms. Carved C18 chimney piece
brought from Gainford.

Listing NGR: NZ1299720596

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Source: English Heritage

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