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© Mr Alan Bradley LRPS

IoE Number: 110836
Location: OLD HALL FARMHOUSE, THE GREEN (north side)
  HIGH CONISCLIFFE, DARLINGTON, DURHAM
Photographer: Mr Alan Bradley LRPS
Date Photographed: 26 October 2000
Date listed: 06 June 1952
Date of last amendment: 16 July 1986
Grade II*

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NZ 2215HIGH CONISCLIFFETHE GREEN(North side)18/113No. 23 (The Old Hall)6/6/52(previously listedas Old Hall Farmhouse)

NZ 2215 HIGH CONISCLIFFE THE GREEN (North side) 18/113 No. 23 (The Old Hall) 6/6/52 (previously listed as Old Hall Farmhouse) GV II* Large house. Circa 1700 house with medieval wing on left rear. Medieval wing coursed rubble with pantiled roof. House painted roughcast masonry; pantiled roof with stone-flagged eaves; pebble-dashed chimney stacks. 2-storey, 5-bay house with raised-and-chamfered quoins. 6-panel door, in broken- pedimented stone surround,in fourth bay. Replaced 12-pane sashes with projecting sills and wedge lintels. Small square sundial with circular face and replaced gnomon above door. Blocked oval window, in cable-moulded surround, above sundial. Steeply-pitched roof with swept eaves, coped gables and shaped kneelers. End and ridge stacks. Medieval wing: 1.5-metre thick ground-floor walls; chamfered plinth and remains of corbelled-out garderobe, with later stone stair cut into side, on left return; alternating quoins, blocked doorway and small first-floor lancet (possibly ex- situ) on rear gable end; roof with brick rear end stack. Narrow 2-storey gabled stair wing, with replaced sash, on rear of house. Interior: medieval wing has barrel-vaulted ground-floor room with deep arched splay of former gable-end doorway. House contains a possibly reconstructed 2-flight dogleg staircase with closed string, square-section moulded handrail and balusters with 3 rounded knops. 2-storey, 2-bay addition on right of house is not of special interest.

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