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The Mansion House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gainford, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.547 / 54°32'49"N

Longitude: -1.7392 / 1°44'21"W

OS Eastings: 416969

OS Northings: 516889

OS Grid: NZ169168

Mapcode National: GBR JH9V.8T

Mapcode Global: WHC5M.8Z23

Entry Name: The Mansion House

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323007

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111061

Location: Gainford, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Gainford

Built-Up Area: Gainford

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Gainford

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 1616 - 1716 GAINFORD HIGH ROW
(North side)

No. 7
9/108 (The Mansion House)
14.9.66

GV II


Substantial house. Late C18 main block with early C19 addition to right and
later wing attached to rear. Main block and addition: roughcast masonry with
painted ashlar dressings; graduated green slate roofs with brick stacks. Rear
wing: dressed sandstone; pantiled roof with double course of sandstone flags
at eaves; ashlar stacks.

3-storey, 3-bay main block has low plinth, ground floor sill band, raised and
chamfered quoins and sashes in raised surrounds. Part-glazed 4-panel door,
with radial fanlight and archivolt, in pedimented Tuscan doorcase with fluted
frieze and angle paterae; two 12-pane sashes to left. 12-pane sashes to first
floor and 9-pane sashes to second floor. Low-pitched roof has coped gables
with shaped kneelers; two rebuilt end chimneys.

Low 2-storey, 2-bay addition has boarded door in raised surround and blocked
carriage arch to left. Carriage arch has raised surround with keystone and
impost blocks, inserted latticed casement and blocked window above. Moderately-
pitched roof has coped right gable.

Rear of house has two round-arched staircase windows. 2-storey, 3-bay rear
wing has 9-pane sashes in raised surrounds. Steeply-pitched hipped roof
with 2 stepped and corniced ridge stacks.


Listing NGR: NZ1696916889

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