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Latitude: 54.8426 / 54°50'33"N
Longitude: -1.5115 / 1°30'41"W
OS Eastings: 431466
OS Northings: 549864
OS Grid: NZ314498
Mapcode National: GBR KDWF.KV
Mapcode Global: WHC4C.RJDY
Entry Name: Morton House
Listing Date: 26 April 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025407
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303189
Location: Little Lumley, County Durham, DH4
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Little Lumley
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Chilton Moor
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ34NW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING FENCE HOUSES
7/33 Morton House.
Large house. Dated 1709 : rebuilding of an earlier house; mid C19 rebuilding
and lowering by one storey. Ashlar front, brick returns and roof of Welsh slate
with stone gable copings. 2 storeys, 7 bays double span. Central and outer ones
project slightly. All windows margined sashes in architraves except at ground
floor left, a double sash. Central 5-panelled door under oblong fanlight in
bolection-moulded doorcase having heads and flower chains hanging from brackets
to broken scrolled segmental pediment; cherub's head in rinceau frieze, Belasyse
arms flanked by 1709 and scrolls in pediment. Cill bands, eaves cornice. Roof
has low coped parapet, five corniced ashlar chimneys on the front span.
Historical note : the Belasyse family owned the manor and grange of Morton
Listing NGR: NZ3146649864
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