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The Morritt Arms Hotel, Rokeby

Description: The Morritt Arms Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 111675

OS Grid Reference: NZ0850213286
OS Grid Coordinates: 408502, 513286
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5148, -1.8702

Location: The Street, Brignall, Durham DL12 9SB

Locality: Rokeby
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9SB

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Listing Text


14/86 The Morritt
Arms Hotel


Hotel. Probably C18, enlarged and remodelled in early C20. Squared stone
with cut quoins and dressings and ashlar porch; C20 concrete tile roof on
main block, stone slates on east wing. Main block 3 storeys, 7 bays,
symmetrical. Central prostyle porch with paired Tuscan columns; 6-panel door.
12-pane sash windows to lower floors and 9-pane sashes above. Coped gables
on moulded kneelers; end stacks. Set slightly back on left is 2-storey l-bay
end of east wing, with 12-pane sashes; 4-bay left return of wing shows glazed
door with plain overlight, and similar sashes, hip-ended roof. At rear of
wing a bow window with moulded cornice. All openings in architraves, many
re-used C18 material.

Interior: largely early C20. Open-well stair with stick balusters, panelled
newels and moulded handrail. Tudor-style fireplaces.

Flat-roofed 1930's ballroom extension at rear of main block, and attached
outbuilding ranges to south-west, are not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0850213286

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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