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Latitude: 54.556 / 54°33'21"N
Longitude: -1.7176 / 1°43'3"W
OS Eastings: 418364
OS Northings: 517900
OS Grid: NZ183179
Mapcode National: GBR JHFR.YK
Mapcode Global: WHC5M.LRB4
Entry Name: Hill House
Listing Date: 4 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121078
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111089
Location: Headlam, County Durham, DL2
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Headlam
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Gainford
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 11 NE HEADLAM COCK LANE
(North side, off)
6/5 Hill House
House with attached cottage to north. Early C18 with alterations in early C19
and late C20. Roughcast and painted sandstone rubble with dressed quoins; four
rebuilt brick stacks; low-pitched, two-span hipped roof of renewed pantiles.
Double-depth plan. 2 storeys, 3 x 3 bays with 2-storey, single-bay cottage
attached to left return. Mainly renewed sashes. Central, canted porch with
4-panel door and pantiled roof; fire-insurance mark and mid-wall, round-arched
staircase window above porch; 24-pane sash to left and two 16-pane sashes to
right. Garden front: central,Tuscan doorcase with panelled reveals and soffit,
4-panel, partly-glazed door and overlight; 16-pane sashes, slightly bowed on plan,
to left and right on ground and first floors; 16-pane sash above doorway. Slightly-
swept roof with plain, close eaves. Two rendered, lateral stacks rise from left
and right returns and have ornamental, square-plan chimneypots.
Interior: mainly renewed but retains several 6-panel doors and window shutters;
cut-string, open-well staircase of three flights has two stick balusters per
tread supporting a wreathed and ramped handrail.
Detached barn to west of house not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NZ1836417900
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