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Scripton Farmhouse with Adjoining Dairy/Cheeseroom

A Grade II Listed Building in Brancepeth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7418 / 54°44'30"N

Longitude: -1.6401 / 1°38'24"W

OS Eastings: 423267

OS Northings: 538592

OS Grid: NZ232385

Mapcode National: GBR JFZL.QZ

Mapcode Global: WHC4W.S25Q

Entry Name: Scripton Farmhouse with Adjoining Dairy/Cheeseroom

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109884

Location: Brancepeth, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Brancepeth

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Brancepeth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 23 NW
(South side)
5/2 Scripton Farmhouse
with adjoining
Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings, with former dairy/cheese-room. Mid C19 for
Brancepeth Estate. Squared sandstone in narrow courses with ashlar dressings.
Graduated green slate roofs and ashlar chimney stacks. Tudor style. Main
block with dairy adjoining on left.
2-storey, 3-bay front, the centre bay projecting and cross gabled, the end
bays each with 2 openings. Openings in chamfered surrounds. Panelled door
at right and narrow 4-pane sashes at left. 12-pane sashes elsewhere. Small
round-arched louvred opening under dripmould in gable of centre bay. Small
gable over first-floor window of left bay. Steeply-pitched roof has overhanging
eaves with exposed rafter ends and verges with pierced bargeboards. Transverse
left end chimney and central ridge chimneys with tall octagonal stacks.
2-storey cross-gabled wing on right rear has similar details. One-storey,
octagonal-plan dairy has 12-pane sashes and a steeply-pitched pyramidal roof
with overhanging bracketed eaves. Central louvred octagonal lantern with
pyramidal roof and spike finial.
C20 additions on left rear of farmhouse are not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2326738592

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