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Cole Hill Linked Farmbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Sedgefield, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6799 / 54°40'47"N

Longitude: -1.341 / 1°20'27"W

OS Eastings: 442589

OS Northings: 531851

OS Grid: NZ425318

Mapcode National: GBR MG2B.G5

Mapcode Global: WHD6C.CMNN

Entry Name: Cole Hill Linked Farmbuildings

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112145

Location: Sedgefield, County Durham, TS27

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Sedgefield

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stockton Country Parish

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


3/32 Cole Hill linked


Planned farmstead. Late C19. Light-red engineering brick in Flemish bond;
timber framing; Welsh slate roofs. Linked rectangular-plan south group and
U-plan north group.

South group: 5 single-storey, parallel 6-bay ranges, running north-south, enclose
central covered stockyard with loose-boxes to west and stables and smithy to east.
5-gabled south front has openings, under brick segmental arches, with Dutch doors,
double doors and louvred ventilators. Range 3 has lunette, with stone sill, in
gable. Ranges 2 and 4 are taller and have horizontally-planked gables. Roofs
have overhanging verges and eaves. East return has similar openings between
brick piers and truncated chimney of former smithy to south. West wall similar.

North group: 4 parallel 2-storey ranges of varying length run east-west and are
attached to north wall of south group. 8-bay barn with lean-to range to south
and 3-bay timber-framed shed and 7-bay Dutch barn to north. Barn has 3 tall
timber-framed east bays with iron king posts and tie beams on vertical struts.
Western bays are alternating brick and timber-faced with similar openings to south
group; west bay has open cart shed; east gable has large, recessed, round-arched
wall panel infilled with Flemish-bond grid with headers omitted to provide
ventilation. 3-bay timber-framed shed attached to 3 east bays of barn. 7-bay
Dutch barn has similar framing and brick gables (east end is blind; west end has
ventilated grid). All gables are coped with shaped footstones.

This farmstead is one of a group built for the Sheraton estate and is unaltered
and well-preserved.

Listing NGR: NZ4258931851

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