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Thornley Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornley, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7392 / 54°44'20"N

Longitude: -1.4406 / 1°26'26"W

OS Eastings: 436114

OS Northings: 538385

OS Grid: NZ361383

Mapcode National: GBR LFCM.XY

Mapcode Global: WHD63.V45Q

Entry Name: Thornley Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158975

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109449

Location: Thornley, County Durham, DH6

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Thornley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Haswell and Thornley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 33 NE THORNLEY A 181
(South side, off)

4/37 Thornley Hall Farmhouse
20/2/67
II

Large farmhouse. Late C17 - early C18, possibly incorporating earlier fabric.
Partly-rendered rubble, gables have some brick infill; Welsh slate roof with
rebuilt brick chimneys. 3-storey, 9-bay front has roughly-dressed quoins.
Late C19 4-panel door and 2-pane overlight in moulded surround in third bay
and blocked doorway to right. Mainly replaced 4-pane sashes and some 12-pane
sashes, all under flat arches of brick. Rendered square sundial centrally
placed above first floor. Square 4-pane sashes to second floor. Steeply-pitched
roof has coped gables with shaped kneelers; one ridge and two end chimneys.
Later and lower rear of 2 storeys plus basement has replaced scattered
fenestration.

Contemporary internal features include: 2 panelled rooms (one with apsidal
cupboard, framed by fluted pilasters, built into wall); several 2- and 6-panel
doors and 6-panel window shutters; 4-flight closed-string dogleg staircase
with turned balusters and moulded handrail; boarded kitchen door, with drawbar
and sockets, set in Tudor-arched surround with large keystone (former rear
doorway); rear basement has 2 cellars with brick tunnel vaults.

Outbuildings attached to rear not of special interest.


Listing NGR: NZ3611438385

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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