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Hamsterley House, Hamsterley

Description: Hamsterley House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111862

OS Grid Reference: NZ1132631046
OS Grid Coordinates: 411326, 531046
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6744, -1.8259

Location: Saunders Avenue, Hamsterley, Durham DL13 3PZ

Locality: Hamsterley
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 3PZ

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Listing Text

(South side)
23/61 Hamsterley House
House. Mid C18 with C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed sandstone rubble with
quoins and ashlar dressings; synthetic tiles on roof with stone gable coping.

South elevation has renewed central door in plain stone surround. Late C19
sashes in outer bays, those on ground floor larger, with flat stone lintels
and projecting stone sills; narrower C2O window with similar lintel and sill
over door. Roof has corniced end chimneys; gable copings on cyma-moulded
kneelers, the left altered. Rear elevation to street has large central round-
headed stair window with ogee-intersecting glazing bars; C20 door. Interior
has L-hinges on boarded doors under stair to storage space; low 6-panel doors
to other rooms. Altered stair has moulded handrail on stick balusters. One
dentilled chimney-piece cornice on first-floor.

Left kitchen extension is not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1132631046

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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