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Latitude: 54.792 / 54°47'31"N
Longitude: -1.6396 / 1°38'22"W
OS Eastings: 423268
OS Northings: 544179
OS Grid: NZ232441
Mapcode National: GBR JFZ1.T0
Mapcode Global: WHC4H.STD8
Entry Name: Bull Hole Byre to North of Lodge Farmhouse
Listing Date: 12 January 1986
Last Amended: 12 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120720
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109994
Location: Bearpark, County Durham, DH7
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Bearpark
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Bearpark
Church of England Diocese: Durham
BEARPARK BEARPARK COLLIERY ROAD
NZ 24 SW
(North end, off)
5/5 Bull Hole Byre, to
12/1/86 north of Lodge farmhouse.
(Formerly listed in
Witton Gilbert C.P.)
Byre and cartshed, now byre. Probably mid C17 with alterations. Small stone
rubble with large quoins and some throughstones. Lakeland slate roof with
stone ridge. One storey, 3 bays. West elevation shows wide wood doorway at
right with recessed flat Tudor-arched head under wood lintel; flanking
triangular vent holes. Left bay has wagon entrance, now blocked. High-
pitched roof with 2 blocked inserted skylights. Interior shows thick walls,
reducing in thickness to eaves. 2 pairs of angled crucks, set into walls
slightly above ground level, have extended collars which support through
purlins, and pegged saddles at apex supporting ridge piece. 4 large joist
holes in north gable wall may indicate a loft at this end, the southern ends
of the joists having rested on a beam since removed but which may be represented
by 2 sawn-off stubs in the appropriate position. Part of the Bearpark estate
of the Dean and Chapter of Durham.
Source: L.J. Edwards, 'Surviving Pre-C19 Farm Buildings on the Bearpark
Estate, Durham', in Making Sense of Buildings, eds. Peter Clack and Jill Ivy,
Durham 1985(papers from CBA3 Autumn Conference 1984).
Listing NGR: NZ2326844179
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