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Romaldkirk House, Glazed Walkway and Rear Yard Walls to Left

A Grade II Listed Building in Romaldkirk, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5946 / 54°35'40"N

Longitude: -2.0082 / 2°0'29"W

OS Eastings: 399568

OS Northings: 522161

OS Grid: NY995221

Mapcode National: GBR GHF9.1Q

Mapcode Global: WHB45.3SZ1

Entry Name: Romaldkirk House, Glazed Walkway and Rear Yard Walls to Left

Listing Date: 19 January 1952

Last Amended: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338581

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111322

Location: Romaldkirk, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Romaldkirk

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

ROMALDKIRK THE GREEN
NY 9922 (North side, off)

29/150 Romaldkirk House,
19/1/52 glazed walkway and
rear yard walls to
left (formerly listed
as The Rectory)
GV II
Former Rectory, now private house, with glazed walkway and curved rear yard
walls to left. Altered C17 L-plan core (a Tudor-arched doorway was briefly
revealed c.1960) with early C18 and C19 additions; garden front refaced c.1825;
walkway and yard walls c.1860. Squared and rubble sandstone. Stone-flagged
roofs. Stone chimney stacks. L-plan with added double range to right.

2-storey garden front. Projecting central bay flanked by 3-bay wings; right
wing slightly taller. Pair of partly-glazed 3-panel doors, in chamfered doorway
with alternating jambs, in right bay of left wing. Central tripartite ground-
floor window; other windows are 12-pane sashes in moulded surrounds. Paired
stone gutter brackets. Roof, with coped gables and shaped kneelers, is hipped
over centre bay.

Rear: early C18 range parallel to right wing: tripartite ground-floor window,
in architrave, with segmental-headed centre light; two segmental-headed 21-pane
sashes, with thick glazing bars,in architraves, above. 2-storey added outshut
on rear of old left wing.

Interior: 2 bolection-moulded stone fireplaces, with corniced lintels, in
first-floor bedrooms; late C18 patterned cast-iron grate in nursery; several 6-
panel doors; c.1825 fittings include spacious staircase hall with roof light,
single-flight staircase with stick balusters and ramped handrail, and first-
floor landing corridor with elliptical archways at either end.

Glazed walkway, attached to left part of garden front, has 7 square stone
pillars supporting a glazed monopitch roof. Two tall curved yard walls,
attached to rear of walkway, enclose a turning circle for coaches.

History: the home of the Rev. Reginald Bligh, a cousin of Capt. Bligh of the
Bounty.


Listing NGR: NY9956622163

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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