NZ2840 : Shincliffe Hall

taken 9 years ago, near to High Shincliffe, County Durham, Great Britain

Shincliffe Hall
Shincliffe Hall
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Shincliffe Hall was built as a house in about 1771, though it is now occupied by Durham University Graduates.
SHINCLIFFE HALL LANE NZ 2840 (South end, off) 13/89 Shincliffe Hall GV II House, now occupied by Durham University Graduates' Society. Circa 1771 for William Rudd, with C20 alterations. Narrow brick in Flemish bond with painted stone dressings. Main block has graduated stone tiles on roof; wing has Welsh slate roof. Old brick chimney stacks. Double-span main block with contemporary wing set corner-to-corner on right rear. 2-storey, 3-bay garden front has band between storeys and replaced sashes with projecting stone sills and segmental brick heads. Late C20 addition on ground- floor right bay. Steeply-pitched 2-span roof with stone-coped gable parapets and shaped kneelers. Tumbled-in brickwork on gables. Twin-gabled returns: 2-storey canted brick bay, with replaced sashes and hipped roof, on left return of front range; some 12-pane sashes on left return of rear range; 2-storey late C19 lean-to addition on right return. Tripartite sash window and early C20 glazed octagonal porch on rear of main block. 3-bay wing, of 2 storeys and attics,has mainly replaced sashes, some in altered openings,and a catslide roof with transverse end stacks. Lower 2-storey rear facing courtyard. Interior: main block contains cut-string, open-well staircase, of 3 flights plus landing rail, with 2 turned balusters per tread and a ramped and wreathed handrail. Staircase hall has modillion cornice. 6-panel doors in architraves with panelled reveals. Late C20 flat-roofed addition on right ground-floor bay of garden front is not of interest.
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NZ2840, 32 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 12 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 15 March, 2008
Category
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 287 401 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:45.3017N 1:33.2794W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 287 400
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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