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53, the Green, Cornforth

Description: 53, the Green

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 September 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 112224

OS Grid Reference: NZ3131134385
OS Grid Coordinates: 431311, 534385
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7035, -1.5156

Location: Middleham Road, Cornforth, Durham DL17 9JH

Locality: Cornforth
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL17 9JH

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Listing Text

(South side)

7/18 No. 53


House and wing, now 2 separate dwellings. Early C18 house; C19 addition.
Roughly-coursed and squared sandstone with ashlar dressings, plinth and quoins;
Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings; brick addition with ashlar
dressings and Welsh slate roof; stone and brick chimney. 2 storeys, 5 windows;
addition of one high storey, one window.

Central Gothic-style door and margined overlight, probably early C19, in
stone surround withpulvinated frieze and cornice. Flanking tripartite
sashes, with glazing bars, wedge stone lintels and projecting stone sills,
in sections marked by long butt joins, suggesting earlier alterations.
12-pane sashes above have similar lintels and sills.

Steeply-pitched roof has high gable copings, resting on curved kneelers, and
end chimneys. Right addition has late C19 sash with flat stone lintel and
projecting stone sill, under catslide roof with right end chimney.

Interior of main house shows left ground-floor room panelled, with dado rail,
and round-headed cupboard with keyed architrave; dogleg stair with turned
balusters, the lower balustrade reducing to meet the upper. Collared roof

Listing NGR: NZ3131134385

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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