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The Old Hall, Wackerfield

Description: The Old Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111586

OS Grid Reference: NZ1501022418
OS Grid Coordinates: 415010, 522418
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5967, -1.7692

Location: Wackerfield, Durham DL2 3AP

Locality: Wackerfield
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3AP

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Listing Text

NZ 12 SE
10/220 No. 1
(The Old Hall)


House, at one time 2 houses. Late C17. Limewashed rubble with rubble plinth
and painted ashlar dressings: roof pantiled with 2 rows of stone flags at eaves,
stone gable coping and stone chimneys. Hearth passage plan with right rear
stair wing. 2 storeys, 3 bays, the third wider. Renewed door in architrave
with frieze and cornice in second bay; flat stone lintels and projecting stone
sills to sashes of late C19 type. Roof has cyma reversa moulded kneelers,
coping ends removed; 2 banded ridge chimneys flanking door. Rear gabled stair
wing has roof in similar style; pent porch addition in angle with house.
Original rear door opposite front door has tongue-stopped chamfered surround,
now within rear porch.

Interior: several boarded 2-panel doors and ledged boarded doors; stone fire
arch in third bay ground floor room obscured by C20 boarding; open-well newel
stair has flat-topped handrail, with grip mould on outer edge, on splat
balusters and moulded close string, with low pyramidal caps and pendants to
some newels. Broad-chamfered beam in third bay, underdrawn and boxed in other

Listing NGR: NZ1501022418

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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