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Report - Hamsterley Hall, Rowlands Gill, December 2012

Discussion in 'Residential Sites' started by catbalou, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. catbalou

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    This has been on my list 'to do' for an age now, and with finally having the opportunity it was nice to tick this one off. Visited with H1971 and Magpie423.
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    Hamsterley Hall is an 18th-century country house at Hamsterley, Rowlands Gill, County Durham, England. It is a Grade II* listed building.

    The estate at Hamsterley was given, in 1762, by Sir John Swinburne Bt to his younger brother Henry Swinburne. In 1769, Henry carried out substantial alterations to the then existing house to create the present two-story, four-bayed castellated Gothic style mansion.

    Swinburne died in 1803 and in 1806 the property was sold to Anthony Surtees. His son Robert Smith Surtees, a novelist, acquired the estate in 1838. He was High Sheriff of Durham in 1856. He died in 1864, leaving his estate to his daughter Eleanor, who married John Gage Prendergast Vereker, 5th Viscount Gort in 1885. Their first son John Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort VC was succeeded in 1946 by his brother Standish Vereker, 7th Viscount MC who lived at Hamsterley until his death in 1975.



    Most recent news on the Hall is that it is currently being stripped and renovated, this unfortunately was all too apparent with the scaffolding inside and stripped interiors. Some interesting decor still remains. I really hope they do manage to restore this house, as it is rapidly deteriorating.
    http://www.journallive.co.uk/north-...-on-restoring-hamsterley-hall-61634-31424990/


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    Cat :)
     
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  2. FR3E Roamers

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    Hey great photos. I don't live to far from hamsterley. Do you know if this place is still empty ? Would be great for any info on this .
     
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  3. Nurse_Gladys_Emanuelle

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    Would imagine the full restoration is completed now as it was in progress when the pictures were taken
     
  4. FR3E Roamers

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    That's a shame I would of loved to check it out . May take a look up anyways
     
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    Iv been to night had a good look round ghe places access was easy . Got sum great pics . Work looks like it's still on going but doesn't like like it's coming on fast
     
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