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Latitude: 54.7358 / 54°44'8"N
Longitude: -1.6542 / 1°39'15"W
OS Eastings: 422362
OS Northings: 537924
OS Grid: NZ223379
Mapcode National: GBR JFWP.N4
Mapcode Global: WHC4W.K7H9
Entry Name: Hoppy Acres and Constable Meadows
Listing Date: 10 May 1967
Last Amended: 7 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120771
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109912
Location: Brancepeth, County Durham, DH7
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Brancepeth
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Brancepeth
Church of England Diocese: Durham
BRANCEPETH THE VILLAGE
(East side, off)
15/31 Hoppy Acres and
10/5/67 Constable Meadows
Former Rectory now 2 dwellings. Mid-late C18 rear wing (Constable Meadows)
with c.1820 block on front (Hoppy Acres). Pebble-dashed rubble with ashlar
dressings. Welsh slate roofs and rebuilt brick chimney stacks. T-plan with
wing at right-angles on rear.
3-storey front block: 3 bays, the narrow pedimented centre bay breaking
forward. Raised quoins on centre bay and at ends. Central 3-panel double
doors and radial fanlight under pedimented distyle Tuscan porch; 12- and
9-pane sashes above and small pediment with blocked oculus. Wide 3-storey
bow at right has 3 curved sashes with stone sills on each floor: 12-pane on
ground and first floors; 9-pane on top floor. Left bay blank. Wood eaves
cornice and very low-pitched hipped roof. 2-bay left return has C19 canted
bay window on ground floor, two 12-pane sashes on first floor and two 9-pane
sashes above in raised stone surrounds.
2-storey, 3-bay rear wing has 6-panel door in stone architrave at right,
16-pane sashes with stone sills and steeply-pitched roof with left end and
ridge stacks. Later single-storey additions on right return of main block
and on rear of wing are not of special interest. Hoppy Acres is incorrectly
shown on 0.S. map as Happy Acres.
Listing NGR: NZ2236237924
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