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Low Burnlea

A Grade II Listed Building in South Bedburn, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6851 / 54°41'6"N

Longitude: -1.8321 / 1°49'55"W

OS Eastings: 410919

OS Northings: 532242

OS Grid: NZ109322

Mapcode National: GBR HGN8.49

Mapcode Global: WHC4Z.THQN

Entry Name: Low Burnlea

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121569

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111969

Location: South Bedburn, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: South Bedburn

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hamsterley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 13 SW
(East side)
11/167 Low Burnlea
House and barn, now 2 houses. Probably early C17, perhaps re-using earlier
crucks, with C20 alterations. Sandstone rubble with boulder plinth; roof of
C20 pantiles. Gable-entry plan. House 2 storeys, 3 bays; barn one high
storey, 3 bays attached at right, with lower one-storey, one-bay right

House has 3-light C20 windows with glazing bars, concrete sills and lintels,
in outer bays; central bay blank. Similar 2-light window in centre of barn.
Steeply-pitched house roof has 2 renewed end chimneys.

Interior of house shows beams, with ogee-stopped chamfers to floor joists in
left half of single ground-floor room, and no joists in right half. 2 pairs
of large crucks, those on rear wall rising from c.1.5 metres above ground
level; roof shows large pegged extended collars, with through purlins resting
on ends; and small collar at apex beneath renewed ridge set between tops of

Rebuilt one-storey left extension, and C20 front porch not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1091932242

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