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Blades Field Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Boldron, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5316 / 54°31'53"N

Longitude: -1.9646 / 1°57'52"W

OS Eastings: 402390

OS Northings: 515151

OS Grid: NZ023151

Mapcode National: GBR GJQ1.G9

Mapcode Global: WHB4K.SCPB

Entry Name: Blades Field Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding to East

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121688

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111653

Location: Boldron, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Boldron

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 01 NW

A 67
(North side, off)
Blades Field
Farmhouse and
to east


House, dated 1761 on lozenge-shaped slab above door, for C.L. Whitell Esq.
Squared stone with cut dressings, outbuilding coursed rubble. Graduated
stone slate roofs. House 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Central renewed door
and 4-pane sash windows (some late C19, some lost intermediate glazing bars)
in raised stone surrounds. Coped gables on moulded kneelers; stepped-and-
corniced right end stack, rebuilt left end stack. Left return shows blocked
ground-floor window. Lower outbuilding set back to right has stone external
stair to boarded door on right return.

Rear elevation: pent porch with boarded door in stone surround on right
return and 6-pane fixed window on left return. To left a 16-pane Yorkshire
sash, elsewhere 4-pane sashes, all in irregular stone surrounds. Rear of
outbuilding shows old stone trough in recess with projecting capstone.

Attached outbuilding to west of house is altered and not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0239015151

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

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