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Startforth House East Startforth House West, Startforth

Description: Startforth House East Startforth House West

Grade: II
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

Location: Startforth, Durham DL12 9AQ

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

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Listing Text

(North side)

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

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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