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The Old Rectory, Barningham

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 July 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 111620

OS Grid Reference: NZ0849610361
OS Grid Coordinates: 408496, 510361
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4885, -1.8703

Location: Norbeck Bank, Barningham, Durham DL11 7DW

Locality: Barningham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7DW

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Listing Text

(North side)

15/31 The Old Rectory



Rectory, early C19. Pebbledashed rubble with tooled ashlar plinth and tooled-
and-margined dressings; Welsh slate roof. South elevation 2 storeys, 5
windows irregular, all 12-pane sashes with slightly-projecting sills. Hipped
roof with small stepped-and-banded stack on right slope. 4-bay left return
shows similar fenestration (except in blind right bay) and right-of-centre
flush-panelled double doors in raised stone surround; 2 stepped-and-banded
lateral stacks. Right return similar but without doorway. Rear elevation
shows 20-pane sash stair window.

Interior: Entrance lobby has old half-glazed door with plain overlight;
other doors of 6 panels, in moulded doorcases with paterae; panelled shutters.
Dining room. has cornice with egg-and-dart and foliage, and ceiling rose.
Moulded cornices in sitting room and library. Central hall has panelled arch
on paired consoles, cornice with paterae at corners and open-well stair with
stick balusters, moulded handrail and curtail step. Moulded elliptical arch
on stairhead. Bedrooms have contemporary fireplaces with old ironwork.

The rectory may be coeval with the 1816 rebuilding of the parish church.

The attached servants' wing to the north-west is now Glebe Farmhouse (q.v.).
Pent single-storeyed extension on north-east is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0849610361

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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