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Brignall Grange, Brignall

Description: Brignall Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111672

OS Grid Reference: NZ0729512261
OS Grid Coordinates: 407295, 512261
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5056, -1.8888

Location: Brignall Lane, Brignall, Durham DL12 9SF

Locality: Brignall
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9SF

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Listing Text

(South side)

6/83 Brignall Grange


Rectory, now private house. Main block and rear wings circa 1700; south wing
extended and north block/laundry range added later C18; south block and porch
mid-C19. Coursed rubble, colour-washed on north elevation, with cut dressings;
C19 parts squared stone with raised tooled dressings. Stone slate roofs.
Irregular plan; north block and laundry range enclose small yard facing west.

East elevation 2 storeys, 1+2+1 bays. Centre is plinth; mid-
Cl9 canted bays, with varied glazing, below 12-pane sashes in raised stone
surrounds; hip-ended roof with central ridge stack. Right bay is C18 north
block: C20 French window, with 2-pane overlight, below 12-pane sash in raised
stone surround; hipped roof. Taller left bay is C19 south block with plinth,
rusticated quoins, 4- and 12-pane sashes, in raised chamfered surrounds;
hipped roof. 2-bay left return shows similar C19 detail: canted bay with
French window. Left set-back 2-bay original wing, with later C18 hip-roofed
left bay. In angle of south block and wing is extruded canted porch with
half-glazed door in panelled wood surround. Rear elevation: re-set doorway
in wall closing yard has bolection-moulded surround; gable end of laundry
range to left shows ogee arch to coal chute, said to be from old church.
Elevations to yard: north wing shows tall arched stair window with radial-
head, old plank door with 3-pane overlight, 12-pane sash with old iron bars,
and 6- and 20-pane Yorkshire sashes. Laundry range shows boarded doors, stone
stair to boarded 1st floor door and two 12-pane Yorkshire sashes.

Interior: C18 parts have doors of 6 fielded panels, panelled shutters; dogleg
stair with urn-on-vase balusters and swept moulded handrail; domed
rooflight, with radial panelled glazing. Dogleg stone servants' stair.

Listing NGR: NZ0729512261

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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