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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ELM COURT PIERREMONT, DENTDALE EAST, DENTDALE WEST, TOWER HOUSE, PIERREMENT HALL.

List entry Number: 1121263

Location

ELM COURT PIERREMONT, DENTDALE EAST, DENTDALE WEST, TOWER HOUSE, PIERREMENT HALL., TOWER ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
DarlingtonUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1977

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110721

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History

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Details

TOWER ROAD 1. (West Side) 5195 Elm Court Pierremont, Dentdale East, Tower House, Pierremont Hall. NZ 2715 1/392

II

2. Formerly Pierremont, home of Henry Pease. Mid-late C19 picturesque group which has been subdivided from one original dwelling. Collegiate Gothic in style, of coursed freestone With ashlar dressings. Mainly of 2 storeys, with many gables. Five-bay south front has central projecting battlemented square tower whose 4 angle turrets have hat-shaped caps; and an oriel with perpendicular tracery. Other windows are stone mullioned and transomed, some Tudor arched with dripmoulds; and some have glazing with margin lights. Elm Court has a range of colonnades, with polished granite columns (some paired) and elliptical arches, stretching south-eastwards and ending in an open grotto or artifical ruin with artfully disposed rough rocks holding foliage and having mirrors set in the walls. This addition was built in 1873, architect Sir A Waterhouse. Pierremont Hall has an earlier plainer north range, the original house before the Gothic additions.

Listing NGR: NZ2792715241

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27927 15241

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