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Eastwood Hall, Barningham

Description: Eastwood Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111646

OS Grid Reference: NZ0819812433
OS Grid Coordinates: 408198, 512433
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5071, -1.8749

Location: Barningham, Durham DL11 7EB

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

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Listing Text


6/57 Eastwood Hall


House. Late C17, perhaps incorporating earlier work in west wing; east wing
dated 1841 with initials T.W. on rainwater head. Coursed rubble, east wing
roughly-squared stone; cut dressings. Graduated Lakeland slate roof except
for Welsh slates on east wing. East wing in free Tudor style.

South elevation: 2 storeys + attics; late C17 main block 3 bays. Left lower
pent l-bay section is the front of a longer wing, wider at the back. Right
l-bay cross-gabled 1841 wing. Main block: between left bays an old studded
flush-panelled door under segmental arch, in stone surround with moulded
imposts and keystone. 12-pane sash windows in architraves to lower floors;
single stone-surround attic window above door; eaves heightened in Cl9.
Coped gables on moulded kneelers; stepped-and-corniced ridge and end stacks.
Left 2-storey pent projection with old half-glazed door, 3-pane overlight and
12-pane sash above; coping and moulded kneeler. Projecting right wing with
chamfered plinth, 3-light transomed window with hoodmould, 2-light lst-floor
window with cornice, and small lancet under coped gable with moulded kneelers
and finial.

Right return shows narrow recessed centre bay with half-glazed leaded door
and overlight beneath quatrefoil window. Left 2-light transomed window
beneath corbelled-out gabled half-dormer; cross-gabled right bay has transomed
4-light bay window with embattled parapet, 2-light 1st floor window and small
attic lancet. Stepped-and-corniced ridge and right end stacks.

Rear elevation: Gabled service wing has paired 12-pane sashes under 9-pane
casement. To right an arched stair window, with radial glazed head, in stone
surround. Far right west wing with irregular long quoins:

Interior: West ground-floor room has fireplace in moulded stone surround
with fluted keystone. Stone open-well stair with C19 turned balusters. 1st
floor of old part has 2-panel doors throughout and moulded stone fireplaces.
East wing has Gothic stone-panelled fireplaces on ground floor. West wing
has a large C18 corniced stone fireplace, and a newel stair at the front.

Listing NGR: NZ0819812433

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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