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The Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop Middleham, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6757 / 54°40'32"N

Longitude: -1.4922 / 1°29'31"W

OS Eastings: 432842

OS Northings: 531294

OS Grid: NZ328312

Mapcode National: GBR LG0C.QP

Mapcode Global: WHD69.1QPY

Entry Name: The Hall

Listing Date: 9 January 1968

Last Amended: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121463

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112208

Location: Bishop Middleham, County Durham, DL17

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bishop Middleham

Built-Up Area: Bishop Middleham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Upper Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


NZ 33 SW BISHOP MIDDLEHAM CHURCH STREET
(East side)

7/2 The Hall
(formerly listed
9.1.68 as The Old Hall)
GV II

House, now 2 dwellings. Circa 1765 on site of earlier building; C20 alterations
and additions. Pebble-dashed render with painted ashlar dressings; stone-
flagged roof with stone gable copings. H-plan. 2 storeys, 5 bays and one-bay
wings with one-bay front inner returns, the left with one-storey, one-bay
extruded porch.

Canted porch has architraves to 6-panel door and flanking sashes with fine
glazing bars; similar windows in all front and inner return bays except for
centre, which has scroll-bracketed cornice on ground floor, probably original
door, and is blank above. Gabled fronts of wings show marks in render
suggesting one window on each floor, now blocked; parks above front windows
show former ground-floor window cornices and first-floor pediments have been
removed. Roof has ashlar-banded ridge and front gable chimneys, and curved
kneelers. Left return has full-height square projecting bay, probably early
C20, with sashes with glazing bars. Rear wings of varying dates, slightly
lower.

Interior: left part contains principal staircase with 2 windows to front:
ramped grip handrail on C20 panelled balustrade, wide cantilevered open-well
stair, with panelled soffits and panelled ramped dado; semicircular first-
floor gallery. Both parts of house have 6-panel doors in architraves.


Listing NGR: NZ3284231294

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