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Latitude: 54.5797 / 54°34'46"N
Longitude: -1.8072 / 1°48'26"W
OS Eastings: 412556
OS Northings: 520516
OS Grid: NZ125205
Mapcode National: GBR HHTH.J2
Mapcode Global: WHC5L.64NZ
Entry Name: Necessary House Approximately 30 Metres West of No. 32, and Wall Attached.
Listing Date: 14 September 1966
Last Amended: 30 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121734
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111557
Location: Staindrop, County Durham, DL2
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Staindrop
Built-Up Area: Staindrop
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Staindrop
Church of England Diocese: Durham
STAINDROP SOUTH GREEN
Part 14/9/66 approximately 30
metres west of No.
32, and wall
formerly listed as
The 5-seater at
Necessary house and garden wall attached. Early C18. Brick with ashlar coping;
ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof. Wall c.3 metres high runs west from rear
wing of No. 32, and is ramped up over plain stone surround to boarded door with
Tudor-arched head, at point c.30 metres from house. Beyond this door the wall
extends a further 30 metres to the summerhouse (q.v.), with a wide keyed
segmental brick arch c.1.5 metres high, function unknown, to east of summer
house and a second Tudor-arched doorway with stone surround to east of that
and c.4 metres east of summer house. Second door formerly gave access to yard
behind laundry and servants' wing of No. 32. Pent roof to necessary house
Interior of necessary house shows fielded panelling to front of earth closet
and around seat, which has 3 small and 2 large round holes. Small lamp recess
in right wall, and small square window in left. Small lamp recess
Derelict at time of survey.
Listing NGR: NZ1255820515
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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