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Ovington Edge, Ovington

Description: Ovington Edge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111703

OS Grid Reference: NZ1330814775
OS Grid Coordinates: 413308, 514775
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5281, -1.7959

Location: Ovington Lane, Ovington, Durham DL11 7BN

Locality: Ovington
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7BN

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Listing Text

(East end)

7/114 Ovington Edge


House. Late C17 or early C18; rear outshut and east addition later C18,
main part refenestrated in early C19.

Rubble with long roughly-shaped quoins and cut dressings; east elevation
brick in irregular bond, except for rubble to rear. Pantile roofs with old

2 storeys, 3 bays, with lower 2-storey 1-bay right extension. Central 12-pane
sash in probable door position, flanked by 16-pane sashes, the right renewed.
Renewed 16-pane sashes on 1st floor; left windows in surrounds made up of
re-used older dressings; right end jamb of former doorway. Coped gables on
moulded kneelers; banded end stacks. Extension has C20 glazed doors in old
cart entrance; blocked flat-arched doorway on left, and low lst-floor window
beneath eaves. Coped right gable on moulded kneeler, with end stack. Left
return shows 4-pane attic casement and 12-pane Yorkshire sash in rear outshut;
right return shows small attic window.

Rear elevation: Left bay of main part has projecting stair wing with renewed
door and 6-pane casement in stone surrounds, and coped gable on moulded kneelers.

Interior not seen, but much altered late C20. Altered outbuildings to north-
west are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1330814775

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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