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Description: Hopewell House
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 240010
OS Grid Reference: NY9196271076
OS Grid Coordinates: 391962, 571076
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0341, -2.1273
HUMSHAUGH HUMSHAUGH VILLAGE
12/251 Hopewell House
House, formerly headmaster's house for school (q.v.), dated 1839 on lintel.
Squared rubble with tooled ashlar porch, quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof.
Single storey, 2 bays: central porch has 6-panel door, with 2-pane overlight,
in moulded surround with flat-pointed head and hoodmould, dated lintel with
scripture text; coped gable with moulded kneelers. Flanking bays have 2-light
mullioned windows with hoodmoulds, holding 12-pane sashes. Moulded corbels to
eaves; coped gables with moulded kneelers; 2 stepped ridge stacks each carrying
paired octagonal shafts with moulded capitals and bases.
Returns each show similar 2-light attic window. Rear elevation shows contemporary
outshut and porch with boarded door.
Listing NGR: NY9196271076
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Source: English Heritage
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