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Latitude: 54.6128 / 54°36'46"N
Longitude: -2.0091 / 2°0'32"W
OS Eastings: 399508
OS Northings: 524186
OS Grid: NY995241
Mapcode National: GBR GHD3.T6
Mapcode Global: WHB45.3BK2
Entry Name: Eggleshope House East with Attached Outbuildings eggleshope House West with Attached Outbuildings
Listing Date: 26 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322750
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111830
Location: Eggleston, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Eggleston
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Eggleston
Church of England Diocese: Durham
EGGLESTON PROSPECT TERRACE
NY92SE (West end)
19/28 Eggleshope House
West and Eggleshope
House East with
2 houses, at one time united and later re-divided, with outbuildings attached.
Mid C19 for London Lead Company. Coursed squared coarse sandstone with ashlar
dressings and chamfered quoins; rear coursed rubble. Stone-flagged roof with
stone gable copings. 2 storeys, 6 bays and east pent one-storey addition, to
which a one-storey, 5-bay outbuilding is attached at right-angles. South
elevation: early C20 metal French doors with glazing bars at centre of each
house between plain pilasters under stone-bracketed gabled hoods. Flat stone
lintels and projecting stone sills to sashes with glazing bars, those of
Eggleshope House West with plain glazing added in front of original sashes.
Stone block gutter brackets. 3 corniced ridge chimneys, at ends and centre.
Set-back right pent addition, front obscured by low C20 addition, links to
gable of outbuildings.
Rear elevation shows each house has central 2-storey projection under catslide
roof, with doors in plain stone surrounds; pedimented porch with plain round
columns to Eggleshope House East; sashes with glazing bars. Inner return of
outbuildings has wood lintels over 2 boarded vehicle entrances, and stone
lintels over 2 boarded doors and fixed light with glazing bars and brick sill.
Said to have been the home for many years of Ethel M. Dell, popular novelist
Listing NGR: NY9950824186
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