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Necessary House Approximately 30 Metres West of No. 32, and Wall Attached., Staindrop

Description: Necessary House Approximately 30 Metres West of No. 32, and Wall Attached.

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111557

OS Grid Reference: NZ1255620516
OS Grid Coordinates: 412556, 520516
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5797, -1.8072

Location: A688, Staindrop, Durham DL2 3JP

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

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Listing Text

NZ 1220
(South side)
Necessary house
Part 14/9/66 approximately 30
metres west of No.
32, and wall
attached. Part
formerly listed as
The 5-seater at
the Deanery


Necessary house and garden wall attached. Early C18. Brick with ashlar coping;
ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof. Wall c.3 metres high runs west from rear
wing of No. 32, and is ramped up over plain stone surround to boarded door with
Tudor-arched head, at point c.30 metres from house. Beyond this door the wall
extends a further 30 metres to the summerhouse (q.v.), with a wide keyed
segmental brick arch c.1.5 metres high, function unknown, to east of summer
house and a second Tudor-arched doorway with stone surround to east of that
and c.4 metres east of summer house. Second door formerly gave access to yard
behind laundry and servants' wing of No. 32. Pent roof to necessary house
behind wall.

Interior of necessary house shows fielded panelling to front of earth closet
and around seat, which has 3 small and 2 large round holes. Small lamp recess
in right wall, and small square window in left. Small lamp recess

Derelict at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ1255820515

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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