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Linked Barn, Gin-Gang and Byre to East of Morley Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Brancepeth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.749 / 54°44'56"N

Longitude: -1.6581 / 1°39'29"W

OS Eastings: 422103

OS Northings: 539396

OS Grid: NZ221393

Mapcode National: GBR JFVJ.TD

Mapcode Global: WHC4P.HWMP

Entry Name: Linked Barn, Gin-Gang and Byre to East of Morley Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 May 1978

Last Amended: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120767

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109898

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
(West side)
5/17 Linked barn, gin-
24/5/78 gang and byre to
east of Morley
Farmhouse (formerly
listed as
Outbuildings to
north of Morley
Barn, gin-gang and byre, now storage. Mid-late C18 barn and gin-gang. Mid
C19 byre. Coursed rubble with pantiled roofs; barn roof has stone-flagged
eaves facing farmyard. L-plan: barn on left rear of farmhouse (q.v.) with
byre at right-angles enclosing farmyard; gin-gang on rear of barn. Tall,
single-storey barn of 2 builds. 2-bay section, adjoining farmhouse, has
opposed Dutch doors. Added 4-bay end section has scattered openings, 2 rows
of breathers and C20 vehicle opening on rear. Steeply-pitched roof with
swept eaves. Lower single-storey, 5-bay byre has off-centre Dutch door and
replaced casements in segmental-headed openings with brick surrounds. Roof
hipped at right. Octagonal-plan gin-gang has circular piers, later rubble
infill walls and a pyramidal roof. Barn retains some original adzed roof
trusses with thin tie beams and swept principals, halved and crossed at ridge.
C20 brick lean-to addition on front of barn is not of interest. Derelict
at time of survey. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ2210339396

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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