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Latitude: 54.555 / 54°33'17"N
Longitude: -1.9721 / 1°58'19"W
OS Eastings: 401903
OS Northings: 517748
OS Grid: NZ019177
Mapcode National: GBR GHNR.VY
Mapcode Global: WHB4C.PR3Y
Entry Name: Tower House
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160545
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111268
Location: Lartington, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Lartington
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/07/2012
(Formerly listed as School Cottage and Tower House)
Former village schoolroom and master's house, now a dwelling. Mid C19 with C20
alterations possibly incorporating an earlier structure. Squared sandstone
rubble; stone-flagged roofs and stone chimney stacks.
One-storey, 4-bay former school room to left. Replaced door to left. 2 pointed-arched
windows under hoodmoulds with replaced casements in bays 2 and 3. Partly-blocked
former doorway to right, under square hoodmould, has identical inserted window.
Roof has coped left gable with shaped kneelers. Rendered ridge stack.
Former Master's house to right: 2 storeys, 3 bays with taller clock tower on right return. Main block has alternating quoins and first-floorband. Replaced door to left.
Replaced casements in altered openings. Roof with coped gables and shaped
kneelers. Truncated left end stack. Square plan tower: band at eaves level
of house; leaded gabled roof with overhanging eaves and verge and small stack
to left; square louvred lantern with pyramidal roof and weather cock. Right
return of tower: 12-pane ground-floor sash in projecting surround; 2 round
windows with radial glazing and a large circular clock face above band; verge
of tower roof has pierced, wavy bargeboards.
A prominent feature in the village.
Listing NGR: NZ0190317748
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