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High West Wood, with Attached Outbuildings on West, Startforth

Description: High West Wood, with Attached Outbuildings on West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111749

OS Grid Reference: NZ0359015749
OS Grid Coordinates: 403590, 515749
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5370, -1.9460

Location: A67, Startforth, Durham DL12 9RB

Locality: Startforth
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9RB

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Listing Text

(North side)

1/159 High West Wood,
with attached
on west


House, formerly an inn, and outbuildings. House dated 1753 with initials J:J
on door lintel, but incorporating older fabric; outbuildings of several C18
or early C19 builds. House roughly-squared stone except for areas of older
rubble in lower walls, outbuildings rubble; cut dressings. Graduated stone
slate roofs.

House 2 storeys, 2 bays. Central renewed door in chamfered stone surround;
4-pane casement windows in imitation of sashes. End stacks. Outbuilding
range to left, 2 storeys, 4 irregular bays. 2 boarded doors and boarded
pitching door in irregular-block surrounds, and 2 part-slatted windows.
Left return shows 2 raking butresses.

In the C19 the house was the Reservoir Inn (1st edition O.S. 6":1 mile map).

Outbuildings in poor condition at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ0359015749

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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