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The Old Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Wackerfield, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5967 / 54°35'48"N

Longitude: -1.7692 / 1°46'9"W

OS Eastings: 415010

OS Northings: 522418

OS Grid: NZ150224

Mapcode National: GBR JH28.SZ

Mapcode Global: WHC5D.SQQF

Entry Name: The Old Hall

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111586

Location: Wackerfield, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Wackerfield

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Ingleton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 12 SE
10/220 No. 1
(The Old Hall)


House, at one time 2 houses. Late C17. Limewashed rubble with rubble plinth
and painted ashlar dressings: roof pantiled with 2 rows of stone flags at eaves,
stone gable coping and stone chimneys. Hearth passage plan with right rear
stair wing. 2 storeys, 3 bays, the third wider. Renewed door in architrave
with frieze and cornice in second bay; flat stone lintels and projecting stone
sills to sashes of late C19 type. Roof has cyma reversa moulded kneelers,
coping ends removed; 2 banded ridge chimneys flanking door. Rear gabled stair
wing has roof in similar style; pent porch addition in angle with house.
Original rear door opposite front door has tongue-stopped chamfered surround,
now within rear porch.

Interior: several boarded 2-panel doors and ledged boarded doors; stone fire
arch in third bay ground floor room obscured by C20 boarding; open-well newel
stair has flat-topped handrail, with grip mould on outer edge, on splat
balusters and moulded close string, with low pyramidal caps and pendants to
some newels. Broad-chamfered beam in third bay, underdrawn and boxed in other

Listing NGR: NZ1501022418

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

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