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Ceddesfeld Hall, Sedgefield

Description: Ceddesfeld Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 112166

OS Grid Reference: NZ3565928744
OS Grid Coordinates: 435659, 528744
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6525, -1.4488

Location: Rectory Row, Sedgefield, Durham TS21 2BL

Locality: Sedgefield
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: TS21 2BL

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Listing Text

(South side, off)
Ceddesfeld Hall (previously
13/51 listed as "Rectory")


Former Rectory now Community Hall. 1793 for the Rev. George Barrington. Painted,
pebble-dashed masonry; Welsh slate roof with rendered chimneys. 2-storey, 5-bay
entrance front has low plinth; bays 2 and 4 projecting. Entrance front: central,
6-panel double door, with 3-pane side lights, in pilaster surround, has large
semicircular fanlight with radial glazing bars. Raised tablet above door has
inscription to Bishop Shute Barrington of Durham (died 1826). Left bay has
replaced double door and radial fanlight in recessed, round-arched wall panel;
flanking 3-pane side lights. Right bay has 9-pane sash with radial head in
identical wall panel. Other windows are 12-pane sashes with projecting sills;
sill to central window dated MDCCXCIII. 2 small shields bearing the Barrington
arms. Low-pitched roof has projecting eaves and is hipped over bays 2 and 4;
2 groups of truncated ridge chimneys. 2-storey,5-bay garden front has low
plinth. Projecting, pedimented 3-bay centre has elongated 15-pane sashes to
ground floor, 12-pane sashes above and oculus in tympanum. Flanking one-bay
wings have shallow segmental bow windows with pilasters and 12-pane sashes;
single 12-pane sashes above. Roof similar to entrance front. Pedimented right
return to entrance front has 12-pane sashes and oculus in tympanum. Modernised
interior has several 8-panel internal window shutters; 6-panel doors in moulded
surrounds; 3-flight, open-well, cut-string staircase with stick balusters
supporting a wreathed and ramped handrail; small square-headed fireplace in
entrance hall.

L-plan service wing, attached to left of entrance front, now 2 private houses
(see entries for Shute House and Barrington Lodge).

Listing NGR: NZ3566128741

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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