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Stotley Hall, Middleton in Teesdale

Description: Stotley Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111896

OS Grid Reference: NY9680925543
OS Grid Coordinates: 396809, 525543
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6250, -2.0509

Location: B6282, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Durham DL12 0RZ

Locality: Middleton in Teesdale
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 0RZ

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Listing Text

15/93 Stotley Hall
House. Circa 1600. Coursed squared rubble, some large blocks, with millstone
grit quoins, ashlar dressings and boulder plinth; roof of graduated stone
flags with stone copings and some corrugated asbestos on rear outshut. Main
range and left cross wing.

2-storey, 2-bay main range, 2-storey cross wing projecting one bay at left
front and rear; with one-storey, 3-bay addition breaking forward. One-storey,
2-bay set-back right addition. Rear full-width one-storey outshut.

Boarded door in chamfered Tudor-arched surround under hollow-chamfered label
mould. Similar label moulds over 2 and 3-light windows with deeply-chamfered
surrounds in large irregular-block jambs; most mullions missing; some windows
blocked, all others with renewed glazing. Half-glazed door inserted in
windows of first bay and of gabled cross wing, under 3-light window with one
mullion missing, and similar window in gable peak. No window over original
door. Right extension and front left extension have stone surrounds or
lintels over boarded doorsand blocked window. Roof has 3 ridge chimneys,
those at left of first bay and at left of door ashlar with cyma reversa string,
that at right end rubble with plain string. Right gable coping of large
slabs. Right return has partly-blocked 2-light window in gable peak; left
return of cross wing has blocked 3-light window on first-floor over C20
abutting barn. Rear shows some blocked 2-light windows.

Interior: massive ceiling beams, greater in depth than in width, with
chamfered bowed soffits. Rear semi-circular plan stone newel stair, with
boarded doors at foot and head. Roof has collared trusses of large scantling
with 2 levels of trenched purlins. Fragment of stucco frieze decoration on
first-floor landing. Left wing has stair, originally from main block left
return but now blocked, of triangular-section wood blocks.

Source: North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings Study Group: survey
680. (Yorkshire Archaeological Society Archives).

Listing NGR: NY9680925543

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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