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Eggleshope House East with Attached Outbuildings Eggleshope House West with Attached Outbuildings, Eggleston

Description: Eggleshope House East with Attached Outbuildings Eggleshope House West with Attached Outbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111830

OS Grid Reference: NY9950824186
OS Grid Coordinates: 399508, 524186
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6128, -2.0091

Location: B6278, Eggleston, Durham DL12 0AR

Locality: Eggleston
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 0AR

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Listing Text

NY92SE (West end)

19/28 Eggleshope House
West and Eggleshope
House East with
attached out-
2 houses, at one time united and later re-divided, with outbuildings attached.
Mid C19 for London Lead Company. Coursed squared coarse sandstone with ashlar
dressings and chamfered quoins; rear coursed rubble. Stone-flagged roof with
stone gable copings. 2 storeys, 6 bays and east pent one-storey addition, to
which a one-storey, 5-bay outbuilding is attached at right-angles. South
elevation: early C20 metal French doors with glazing bars at centre of each
house between plain pilasters under stone-bracketed gabled hoods. Flat stone
lintels and projecting stone sills to sashes with glazing bars, those of
Eggleshope House West with plain glazing added in front of original sashes.
Stone block gutter brackets. 3 corniced ridge chimneys, at ends and centre.
Set-back right pent addition, front obscured by low C20 addition, links to
gable of outbuildings.

Rear elevation shows each house has central 2-storey projection under catslide
roof, with doors in plain stone surrounds; pedimented porch with plain round
columns to Eggleshope House East; sashes with glazing bars. Inner return of
outbuildings has wood lintels over 2 boarded vehicle entrances, and stone
lintels over 2 boarded doors and fixed light with glazing bars and brick sill.
Said to have been the home for many years of Ethel M. Dell, popular novelist

Listing NGR: NY9950824186

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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