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Sedgefield House, Sedgefield

Description: Sedgefield House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 112175

OS Grid Reference: NZ3542628665
OS Grid Coordinates: 435426, 528665
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6519, -1.4525

Location: W End, Sedgefield, Durham TS21 2BW

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

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Listing Text

(South side)

13/59 No. 20 (Sedgefield House)

House. Early C19 (possibly with older masonry in cellar); rear wing added mid
C19. Roughcast; stone front and brick rear wing; Welsh slate roofs with
roughcast stone chimneys. L-plan: front block with wing attached to rear of
left return. 2-storey, 3-bay front has low plinth, raised-and-chamfered quoins
and central 4-panel door and overlight in doorcase with hood on consoles.
Doorway flanked by segmental bow windows with sashes, panelled aprons, frieze
and cornice on consoles. Three 16-pane sashes above with architraves and
projecting sills. Eaves frieze, cornice and low parapet. Roof has coped gables
and corniced end chimneys. Rear has 2-storey canted bay window to left with
elongated 8- and 12-pane sashes and patterned blind boxes; first-floor stair
window to right has radial head and architrave. 3-storey, 4-bay rear wing has
5 openings to ground floor and 9- and 12-pane sashes in architraves; right bay
breaks forward and has raised-and-chamfered quoins and first-floor canted oriel.
Low-pitched roof, hipped to rear, has 2 corniced ridge chimneys.

Interior: tunnel-vaulted, brick-lined cellar has exposed masonry with large
alternate quoins. Late C19, 2-flight, dogleg staircase with landing rail has
cast-iron balusters supporting a wreathed, grip handrail. Several good mid C19
cast-iron fireplaces and grates.

Cottage, attached to right of main block, rebuilt in mid C20, is not of special

(West Side)

13/59 No.20, West End
(Sedgefield House)


See entry under WEST END (South side).

Listing NGR: NZ3542628665

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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