© Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB
HORSLEY HALL, A689 (south off)
STANHOPE, WEAR VALLEY, DURHAM
Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB
03 April 2002
12 October 1981
Date of last amendment:
12 October 1981
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NY 93 NE
(South side, off)
House, now hotel. Cl7 with C18 additions and C19 alterations in style of C17.
Coursed rubble with some quoins and sandstone ashlar dressings; stone-flagged
roof with stone gable copings. 3 storeys, 8 bays, irregular. Boarded door in
Tudor-arched surround with stone-mullioned overlight in fourth bay; recessed
panel over door contains high-relief coat of arms with Greek motto. Chamfered
surrounds to all windows, mostly 2-light; ground-floor transoms, ground and
first floor ovolo-moulded mullions; single stair light between fifth and sixth
bays; massive external stack between sixth and seventh bay, which is blank
except for 2-light first-floor window. First-floor, gutter cornices to left.
Fourth bay has 3-light windows, that on the second floor breaking the eaves
under large gable; smaller gables over 3 windows to left and 2 to right. Roof
has 3 large ridge stacks with panelled chimneys; similar chimneys on front
Interior: rear stair removed to allow for installation of panelled ceiling,
with moulded beams and baroque pictorial stucco low-relief roundels, said to
have come from Cheeseburn Grange,Northumberland; also stucco wall panels and
Gothic-style stone chimney piece. Front room has 2 white marble chimney pieces,
both corniced and one with scrolled lugged pilasters in French style.