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High Wooley Farmhouse and Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Brancepeth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7471 / 54°44'49"N

Longitude: -1.7261 / 1°43'34"W

OS Eastings: 417726

OS Northings: 539157

OS Grid: NZ177391

Mapcode National: GBR JFDK.23

Mapcode Global: WHC4N.GY86

Entry Name: High Wooley Farmhouse and Cottage

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109925

Location: Brancepeth, County Durham, DL15

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 13 NE
(South side, off)
4/44 High Wooley
Farmhouse and
Farmhouse and cottage adjoining to left. Early C18 farmhouse and probably
early C19 cottage. Coursed sandstone rubble. Asbestos tiles on farmhouse
roof and Welsh slates on cottage roof. Large C19 cream-brick chimney stacks.
Farmhouse 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays. Squared alternating quoins. Replaced
door and overlight at left in lobed, bolection-moulded surround. Replaced
sashes and casements in scattered C19 and C20 openings. Boarded opening under
eaves at right. Steeply-pitched roof with swept eaves and raised verges.
Tall end stacks. Lower 2-storey, 4-bay cottage has replaced door behind late
C20, off-centre brick porch. Replaced sashes with flush lintels and projecting
sills. 2 blocked windows on first floor. Pitched roof with left end stack.
2 pigeon-loft openings with stone alighting ledges in gable on right return
of farmhouse. Single-storey, one-bay wing on right return of farmhouse has
boarded door and steeply-pitched roof. Narrow 2-storey stair wing, under pent
roof, on centre rear of farmhouse. Similar 2-storey gabled wing on rear of

Listing NGR: NZ1772639157

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

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