Description: The Malt House
Date Listed: 29 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252810
OS Grid Reference: SP4153414494
OS Grid Coordinates: 441534, 214494
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8275, -1.3987
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HANBOROUGH MILLWOOD END
SP4114 (North side)
18/153 No.18 (The Malt House)
House. C15 origins; mainly late C16 and C17. Coursed limestone rubble; gabled
stone slate roof; C20 stone end and ridge stacks. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys;
3-window range. C20 timber lintels over C20 door and casements. Gabled bay in
rear wall; C20 rear extension. L-plan wing, probably late C16, attached to left
is of limestone rubble with artificial stone slate roof. Interior: bay to right
has stop-chamfered beams, and late C16 moulded four-centred arched fireplace on
first floor. To left are deeply-chamfered beams and lodging beams of late C16
inserted floor; chamfered joists in room to left of stack. Winder stairs from
first floor to attic which has late C16 collar-truss roof with heavy principals,
curved windbraces and former smoke bay. Wood bressumer over open fireplace to
inserted stack on left; collar-truss roof of 2 tiers with cambered upper collar.
Built as a plague house for Durham Abbey in the late C15; probably altered for
Leonard Perrott, who leased it from c.1550.
(Information from VCH)
Listing NGR: SP4153414494
Source: English Heritage
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