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The Hall, Bishop Middleham

Description: The Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 112208

OS Grid Reference: NZ3284231294
OS Grid Coordinates: 432842, 531294
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6756, -1.4922

Location: Church Street, Bishop Middleham, Durham DL17 9AF

Locality: Bishop Middleham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL17 9AF

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Listing Text

(East side)

7/2 The Hall
(formerly listed
9.1.68 as The Old Hall)

House, now 2 dwellings. Circa 1765 on site of earlier building; C20 alterations
and additions. Pebble-dashed render with painted ashlar dressings; stone-
flagged roof with stone gable copings. H-plan. 2 storeys, 5 bays and one-bay
wings with one-bay front inner returns, the left with one-storey, one-bay
extruded porch.

Canted porch has architraves to 6-panel door and flanking sashes with fine
glazing bars; similar windows in all front and inner return bays except for
centre, which has scroll-bracketed cornice on ground floor, probably original
door, and is blank above. Gabled fronts of wings show marks in render
suggesting one window on each floor, now blocked; parks above front windows
show former ground-floor window cornices and first-floor pediments have been
removed. Roof has ashlar-banded ridge and front gable chimneys, and curved
kneelers. Left return has full-height square projecting bay, probably early
C20, with sashes with glazing bars. Rear wings of varying dates, slightly

Interior: left part contains principal staircase with 2 windows to front:
ramped grip handrail on C20 panelled balustrade, wide cantilevered open-well
stair, with panelled soffits and panelled ramped dado; semicircular first-
floor gallery. Both parts of house have 6-panel doors in architraves.

Listing NGR: NZ3284231294

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Source: English Heritage

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