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Croxdale Wood House

A Grade II Listed Building in Croxdale and Hett, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7413 / 54°44'28"N

Longitude: -1.5675 / 1°34'2"W

OS Eastings: 427942

OS Northings: 538569

OS Grid: NZ279385

Mapcode National: GBR KFHM.F4

Mapcode Global: WHC4X.W3R2

Entry Name: Croxdale Wood House

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323184

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109940

Location: Croxdale and Hett, County Durham, DH6

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Croxdale and Hett

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Croxdale

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

CROXDALE AND HETT CROXDALE WOOD
NZ 23 NE
6/59 Croxdale Wood House
II
House. Mid C18 farmhouse with c. 1860 wing. Squared sandstone rubble;
upper floor of wing dressed sandstone. Welsh slate roofs but with stone
flags on rear of original farmhouse. Rendered chimney stacks. L-plan:
farmhouse with large added wing projecting at right-angles on left. 2-storey,
3-bay original house has central blocked doorway flanked by replaced sashes
with projecting sills. Roof has stone-coped right gable and tall central
ridge stack. Slightly taller, 2-storey, 3-bay wing has 9-panel door and
2-pane side lights in flush ashlar surround. Replaced sashes with projecting
sills elsewhere. Roof has overhanging eaves and verges, the latter with
wavy bargeboards. Stone-mullioned windows on left return: 3-light with
trefoiled heads on ground floor and 2-light above. Two wide canted bays on
rear of wing: ground-floor windows with 4-centred heads and 15-pane sashes;
square-headed 12-pane sashes above. Each bay has a low-pitched hipped roof
with overhanging eaves on exposed beams. The house was extended in mid C19
when the Salvin family leased Croxdale Hall (q.v.) and moved to Croxdale Wood.


Listing NGR: NZ2794238569

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