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Middleton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6271 / 54°37'37"N

Longitude: -2.0865 / 2°5'11"W

OS Eastings: 394510

OS Northings: 525779

OS Grid: NY945257

Mapcode National: GBR FGWY.22

Mapcode Global: WHB3X.XYLN

Entry Name: Middleton House

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111905

Location: Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Middleton in Teesdale

Built-Up Area: Middleton-in-Teesdale

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Middleton-in-Teesdale

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE HUDE (North side)
NY 94 25
24/103 Middleton House

GV II

the description shall be amended to read as follows:

House. 1823. By Ignatius Bonomi for London Lead Company, as agent's
house and office, with later C19 addition of porch and right wing.
Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar plinth and dressings; ashlar
porch; roof of Lakeland slate, with Welsh slate on left wing. Main
block 3 storeys, 5 bays, with set-back 2-storey 3-bay left wing and
extension of carriage arch and one-storey, 2 bay service block. One-
storey right extension of 1-bay link and projecting one-bay wing.
Main block has double panelled doors in right end porch with paired
pilasters and blocking course; window inserted in segmental-headed
surround of original central porch with chanelled rusticated
voussoirs, extended to high panelled parapet. Alternate-block jambs
and relieving arches to C20 12-pane windows on lower floors. Top
floor has square 4-pane sashes. Cornice below first-floor relieving
arches; first-floor sill band. Prominent cornice below attic storey.
All mouldings continue around slightly-projecting outer bays. Top
gutter cornice. Low-pitched hipped roof with corniced ridged
chimneys. Left wing has arcaded ground-floor arch and windows;
sashes on first floor of wing and in left extension. Right wing has
window in keyed surround, and ogee pyramidal roof behind parapet with
urn finials.

The house also has historical interest as the principal London Lead
Company building in the area.

Source: A Raistrick Two Centuries of Industrial Welfare, Buxton
1977.

Interior and rear not inspected.

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MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE HUDE (North side)
NY9425
24/103 Middleton House
GV II
House. Early C19 for London Lead Company, as agent's house and office, with
later C19 addition of porch and right wing. Coursed squared sandstone with
ashlar plinth and dressings; ashlar porch; roof of Lakeland slate, with Welsh
slate on left wing. Main block 3 storeys, 5 bays, with set-back 2-storey 3-
bay left wing and extension of carriage arch and one-storey, 2-bay service
block. One-storey right extension of l-bay link and projecting one-bay wing.
Main block has double panelled doors in right end porch with paired pilasters and
blocking course; window inserted in segmental-headed surround of original central
porch with chanelled rusticated voussoirs, extended to high panelled parapet.
Alternate-block jambs and relieving arches to C20 12-pane windows on lower
floors. Top floor has square 4-pane sashes. Cornice below first-floor relieving
arches; first-floor sill band. Prominent cornice below attic storey. All
mouldings continue around slightly-projecting outer bays. Top gutter cornice.
Low-pitched hipped roof with corniced ridged chimneys. Left wing has arcaded
ground-floor arch and windows; sashes on first floor of wing and in left
extension. Right wing has window in keyed surround, and ogee pyramidal roof
behind parapet with urn finials.

Included for historical interest as principal London Lead Company building in
the area.

Source: A. Raistrick Two Centuries of Industrial Welfare, Buxton 1977.

Interior and rear not inspected.


Listing NGR: NY9451025779

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