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Barn and Gin-Gang 100 Metres South West of Finchale Abbey Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Framwellgate Moor, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8179 / 54°49'4"N

Longitude: -1.542 / 1°32'31"W

OS Eastings: 429530

OS Northings: 547106

OS Grid: NZ295471

Mapcode National: GBR KDNQ.YP

Mapcode Global: WHC4K.85ZB

Entry Name: Barn and Gin-Gang 100 Metres South West of Finchale Abbey Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159374

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110011

Location: Framwellgate Moor, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Framwellgate Moor

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 24 NE
(North side, off)
2/21 Barn and gin-gang
100m south-west of
Finchale Abbey

Barn and gin-gang. Probably C17 incorporating medieval fabric; C18 and C19
alterations. Thinly-rendered sandstone rubble with quoins and ashlar dressings;
roof of pantiles. One high storey, 5 bays and low front extension; gin-gang
to rear. Old wood lintels, supplemented by newer beams, over wide opposed
threshing doors with chamfered jambs; sill of door in front wall high above
present ground level. Both doors partly blocked and with smaller boarded doors
inserted under wood lintels. C19 front extension has half-hipped catslide
roof on rubble piers, blocked with C20 shuttering. Left return has door,
with sill above ground level, under old wood lintel; 3 tiered vent-slits in
gable peak, distributed with axis to rear of present gable centre. Right
return gable shows 5 holes for purlins of demolished adjacent building, under
vent slit in gable peak. Rear elevation shows 2 rows of vent slits to right
of door; 4 low octagonal piers, probably medieval, forming gin-gang with low
walls between some; sawn-off beam in barn wall suggests gin-gang formerly
roofed. Interior shows re-used tie-beam trusses, with wedges supporting 2
rows of purlins; diagonal mortices in soffits of tie-beams for braces to wall
in former use. No ridge piece.

Listing NGR: NZ2951847106

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

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