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Garden and Yard Walls at Old Park Hall Farmhouse, Spennymoor

Description: Garden and Yard Walls at Old Park Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 112265

OS Grid Reference: NZ2313833098
OS Grid Coordinates: 423138, 533098
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6924, -1.6425

Location: Spennymoor, Durham DL16 7PZ

Locality: Spennymoor
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL16 7PZ

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Listing Text


5/64 Garden and yard
walls at Old Park
Hall Farmhouse

Garden and yard walls, with gateway and piers, to Old Park Hall farmhouse
(q.v.); south yard wall is ruin of Old Park Hall. Mostly early C18, with
medieval ruin incorporated. Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and
quoins; brick and render coping on garden wall facing road.

Garden wall polygonal in plan, with gateway at south-east leading from field.
Yard wall attached to south-east of garden wall is L-plan, with piers flanking
entrance to field in west, and ruin of house incorporated in south. Garden
wall c.2.5 metres high, with irregular flat stone coping; quoins at each
corner; at south-east a Tudor-arched chamfered gateway with alternate-block
jambs and large lintel, all tooled.

Yard wall interrupted by 2 square piers, rebated on inner edges, in west part;
south part, one metre high, has wide rectangular chamfered window, with holes
for horizontal bars, which survives from manor house.

Listing NGR: NZ2313833098

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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