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Tower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lartington, County Durham

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/07/2012


NZ 0117
31/99


LARTINGTON
LARTINGTON LANE
(North side)
Tower House

(Formerly listed as School Cottage and Tower House)


II


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

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

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