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Barn and Attached Farmbuildings to North of West Middleton Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wycliffe with Thorpe, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5101 / 54°30'36"N

Longitude: -1.8014 / 1°48'4"W

OS Eastings: 412958

OS Northings: 512775

OS Grid: NZ129127

Mapcode National: GBR HJV9.T0

Mapcode Global: WHC5S.9WGV

Entry Name: Barn and Attached Farmbuildings to North of West Middleton Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121662

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111790

Location: Wycliffe with Thorpe, County Durham, DL11

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Wycliffe with Thorpe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Wycliffe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


7/196 Barn and attached
farmbuildings to
6.8.87 north of West
Middleton Farmhouse


Barn probably late C17 or early C18; farm buildings early C19. Coursed rubble
with roughly-shaped quoins; C19 parts have tooled quoins and dressings;
graduated stone slate roofs except for C20 asbestos sheets on wheelhouse.
Barn with lower ranges to east enclosing foldyard; and wheel-house on west.

Elevations to foldyard: Barn has stable door in blocked former cart entrance
with timber lintel; small barred window to right and slatted window above
left. Coped gables. South range is a 3-bay shelter shed with part-blocked
segmental arcade. North range in 2 sections: left part has 2 stable doors
and one boarded door, with timber lintels; right part, set back behind C20
shed, shows 2 segmental arches with boarded door to right.

End walls of barn show boarded windows in gables; stable door in south end.
Wheel-house has cart entrance under timber lintel on south.

Interior: Barn has storeyed south end; lst-floor joists carried by transverse
stop-chamfered beam; upper room has small fireplace. Main part of barn has
4-bay roof with raised cruck trusses, the central and southern trusses with
blades rising only to the collar. Two levels of purlins carried on extended
tie and collar; no ridge piece.

Listing NGR: NZ1295812775

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

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