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Latitude: 54.4862 / 54°29'10"N
Longitude: -1.5282 / 1°31'41"W
OS Eastings: 430660
OS Northings: 510198
OS Grid: NZ306101
Mapcode National: GBR KJRK.YL
Mapcode Global: WHC63.HHHN
Entry Name: Hurworth House Boys' Preparatory School
Listing Date: 20 March 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1185917
English Heritage Legacy ID: 350422
Location: Hurworth, Darlington, DL2
Civil Parish: Hurworth
Built-Up Area: Hurworth-on-Tees
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Hurworth
Church of England Diocese: Durham
HURWORTH THE GREEN
NZ 3010 (North side)
17/84 No. 38 (Hurworth
20.3.67 Preparatory School)
House, now boys' preparatory school, c.1730. Brick with stone dressings:
header-bond front, Flemish-bond rear. Graduated green slate roof with brick
chimney stacks. 3-storey, 3-bay entrance front has plinth, raised-and-
chamfered quoins, sill bands and eaves cornice. Central 6-panel door and
radial fanlight in open-pedimented stone doorcase with engaged columns with
fluted capitals and dosserets. 3-storey canted brick bays flanking centre
bay. Windows in flat-faced surrounds: 12-pane sashes on ground and first
floors, square 6-pane sashes on top floor. Low-pitched roof with stone-coped
gables and end stacks. 3-storey, 3-bay rear has plinth, sill bands and eaves
cornice. Central partly-glazed 4-panel door and overlight with patterned
glazing in rusticated stone doorcase with engaged fluted columns. Elongated
sash above door; round-arched sash window on top floor. 3-storey canted brick
bays, flanking centre bay, with sashes in flat-faced surrounds.
Interior: dogleg staircase, of 4 flights plus landing rail, with moulded
closed string, square newels, ramped square-sectioned handrail on thin turned
balusters and ramped dado rail.
Late C19 and early C20 additions on both returns are not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NZ3066010198
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