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Heighington Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Heighington, Darlington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5965 / 54°35'47"N

Longitude: -1.6145 / 1°36'52"W

OS Eastings: 425003

OS Northings: 522435

OS Grid: NZ250224

Mapcode National: GBR KH59.82

Mapcode Global: WHC5H.5QFM

Entry Name: Heighington Hall

Listing Date: 6 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110769

Location: Heighington, Darlington, DL5

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Heighington

Built-Up Area: Heighington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Heighington

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2422 and NZ 2522 HEIGHINGTON CHURCH VIEW
(North side)
10/20 and 11/20 Heighington Hall
6/6/52
GV II*

Large house. Late C17-early C18 with late C18-early C19 addition. Tooled,
dressed sandstone front with rendered returns and rear. Plain tiled roofs.
Stone chimney stacks. Originally a wide, gable-fronted house with a late C18-
early C19 range added across front.
2-storey, 5-bay front has low plinth and raised-and-chamfered quoins. Central
pair of replaced glazed doors in re-set, red sandstone doorcase with fluted
pilasters, dosserets and a scrolled pediment with blank shield in tympanum.
12-pane sashes, some replaced, in raised moulded surrounds. Solid corniced
parapet, defined by narrow band, has central and end piers with scrolled
supports. Low-pitched hipped roof. Lateral stacks.
6-panel door and patterned fanlight, in open-pedimented stone doorcase, on
right return.
Gabled rear has projecting left bay and a central 24-pane, round-arched stair
window with radial-glazed head.
Interior: cellar with brick segmental tunnel vault; cut-string open-well
staircase, of 3 flights plus landing rail, with panelled dado, 2 bold turned
balusters per tread and a ramped and wreathed handrail; several 6-panel doors
in architraves and 4-panel window shutters on ground floor; first-floor
corridor has six 2-panel doors in architraves with panelled reveals.


Listing NGR: NZ2500322434

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