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Hallgarth Manor Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Pittington, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7876 / 54°47'15"N

Longitude: -1.4911 / 1°29'28"W

OS Eastings: 432820

OS Northings: 543751

OS Grid: NZ328437

Mapcode National: GBR LF02.ZK

Mapcode Global: WHD5Q.2X6M

Entry Name: Hallgarth Manor Hotel

Listing Date: 10 May 1967

Last Amended: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110025

Location: Pittington, County Durham, DH6

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Pittington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Pittington St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

PITTINGTON PITTINGTON LANE
NZ 34 SW
(East side, off)
7/34 Hallgarth Manor
10/5/67 Hotel.
(Formerly listed as
Hallgarth Farmhouse)
GV II


House, now hotel. Mid C18, extensively altered C19 and C20. Painted render
with painted ashlar dressings and plinth; Welsh slate roof with roll-moulded
ridge tiles and painted stone gable copings. Irregular plan. North elevation
to drive 2 storeys, 6 bays, the sixth wider, with 2 storey, one-bay, and one-
storey, 4-bay right extensions. Renewed 8-panel door and overlight in doorcase
of plain pilasters and scroll-bracketed pediment in third bay. Principal
entrance now through C19 stone-mullioned canted bay window in third and fourth
bays. Slightly-projecting stone sills to renewed 15-pane sashes in 3 left
bays, and to 2 with 12 panes over bay window. Venetian stair window in sixth
bay has radial glazing bars. Extensions have renewed doors and windows with
glazing bars. Roof has raised end gables and dividing walls. The copings
ending in short horizontal sections. 6 gabled dormers have sashes with
renewed glazing bars; similar dormer in 2-storey extension. Rendered chimney
on each gable of main roof; tall ridge chimney on one-storey extension.

Garden elevation has 5-bay main block, and set-back 2-bay extension at right.
Central 6-panel door in doorcase of plain pilasters and scroll-bracketed
pediment; sashes with glazing bars. 5 gabled roof dormers; C20 pent conservatory
in front of extension.

Interior shows large hall at garden side, panelled above prominent dado rail;
C18 chimney piece (with pulvinated frieze, and lugged panelled overmantel
with Greek fret and acanthus decoration) resited from first-floor room;
dentilled stucco ceiling cornice. Wide open-well stair with grip handrail on
column-on-vase balusters, and wreath and curtail. Handrail ramped at top of
each flight, and curved from landing to second flight; mitred section on
first-floor gallery to accommodate change in floor level. Panelled dado to
stair well.


Listing NGR: NZ3282043751

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