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Description: Startforth House East
Startforth House West
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 111763
OS Grid Reference: NZ0458815906
OS Grid Coordinates: 404588, 515906
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5384, -1.9306
NZ 0415 STARTFORTH HIGH STARTFORTH
12/172 Startforth House
East and Startforth
12.1.67 House West
( formerly listed
as Startforth House)
House, now 2 dwellings. Early C18. Stone, rendered and partly whitewashed,
with cut dressings; graduated stone slate roof.
2 storeys, 5 bays. Raised quoins, except at right lower wall. Second bay
from right 6-panelled door; C2O casements (except for 2 sashes, lost glazing
bars); all openings in old architraves. Coped gables on moulded kneelers;
stepped-and-corniced end and ridge stacks. Right return shows blocked lst-
floor door with timber lintel, and small blocked attic window. Left return
shows door to Startforth House West. Rear outshut with various windows, one
in older blocked doorway with irregular-block surround.
Interior: Startforth House East living room has fielded-panel shutters,
moulded window surrounds and domed cupboard with fluted pilasters and
archivolt. Large segmental fireplace in dining room now plastered over.
Historical note: From the mid C18 to the mid C19 the house was a boarding
school for boys.
Listing NGR: NZ0458815906
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Source: English Heritage
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