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(Staindrop House Rest Home) and Wall with Gateway Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Staindrop, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5804 / 54°34'49"N

Longitude: -1.8014 / 1°48'4"W

OS Eastings: 412936

OS Northings: 520599

OS Grid: NZ129205

Mapcode National: GBR HHVG.TT

Mapcode Global: WHC5L.94GD

Entry Name: (Staindrop House Rest Home) and Wall with Gateway Attached

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121754

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111502

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

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Listing Text

STAINDROP FRONT STREET
NZ 1220
(south side)
17/137 No. 14 (Staindrop
14/9/66 House Rest Home)
and wall with
gateway attached

GV II

House, now private rest home, with wall with gateway attached. Probably early
C18 with later C18 alterations. Limewashed render with painted ashlar dressings;
rubble right return and rear, and coursed squared sandstone rear wing, with
quoins and ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings and
ashlar chimneys. Rubble wall attached has ashlar dressings and coping. 3
storeys, 5 bays and left addition of one high storey, 2 bays. Wall set back
at right to height of window-heads of first floor.

Windows in 3-storey part grouped 2:2:1. Tudor-arched 6-panel door in fourth
bay in hollow-chamfered Tudor-arched surround; similar-style architraves to
sashes with glazing bars, that in second bay in blocked doorway, and in canted
bay window in third bay with higher central window and flat roof. Top windows
3 over 3 panes. Roof has moulded kneelers, and end and central banded chimneys.
Left extension has boarded door and keyed slatted opening, under flat stone
coping; roof not visible.

Wall attached at right has high elliptical vehicle arch with voussoirs.

Rear elevation shows gabled 2-storey central wing, with external steps to
first-floor French window in flat-Tudor-arched plain stone surround; hollow-
chamfered surrounds, similar to those on front elevation, at left and in right
3-storey wing. One-storey pent addition against gabled projection.

Interior shows panelled room of early C18 character in gabled wing; stair with
ramped grip handrail on turned balusters.


Listing NGR: NZ1293520597

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