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Woden Croft

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunderthwaite, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5821 / 54°34'55"N

Longitude: -1.9891 / 1°59'20"W

OS Eastings: 400801

OS Northings: 520764

OS Grid: NZ008207

Mapcode National: GBR GHKG.57

Mapcode Global: WHB4C.F314

Entry Name: Woden Croft

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111234

Location: Hunderthwaite, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Hunderthwaite

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

HUNDERTHWAITE B6277
NZ 02 SW
(East side, off)
11/69 Woden Croft
II
House, formerly a private academy run by Edward Simpson. Dated 1792 (on front
door lintel) with additions dated 1810 (on rear door lintel) and later C19 rear
additions. Dressed sandstone. Stone-flagged roof and stone chimney stacks.
Main block with set-back wing attached to right.

2-storey main block. Originally 5 bays with projecting 3-bay centre; left bay
demolished in early C20. 3-bay centre has flush quoins and central partly-
glazed 4-panel door in flush surround; door lintel inscribed ENS 1792.
Doorway flanked by 6-pane casments with flush sills and wedge lintels. 3
identical windows above. Right bay has flush quoins; canted bay window;
tripartite window above with similar casements. Roof, hipped over right bay,
has coped left gable. 2 ridge stacks with top bands and water tables.

2-storey, one-bay wing has flush quoins. 2-light windows, with similar casements,
to both floors. Low-pitched hipped roof. Tall lateral stack, above right
return, with top band and water table. Remains of semicircular-plan bread oven
to rear of right return.

Altered interior: dogleg staircase, of 2 flights plus landing rail, with moulded
ramped handrail on thin turned balusters. Several imported 2-panel doors, with
butterfly hinges, in architraves.

Glazed late C20 conservatory, attached to left return, is not of special interest.


Listing NGR: NZ0080120764

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