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Cowclose House and Adjacent Byre

A Grade II Listed Building in Barningham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.4816 / 54°28'53"N

Longitude: -1.903 / 1°54'10"W

OS Eastings: 406382

OS Northings: 509586

OS Grid: NZ063095

Mapcode National: GBR HJ4M.T7

Mapcode Global: WHB4S.RM06

Entry Name: Cowclose House and Adjacent Byre

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111645

Location: Barningham, County Durham, DL11

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Barningham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Barningham St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


10/56 Cowclose House
and adjacent byre


House and attached byre. Dated 1697 with initials I.L. on door lintel:
altered and reroofed in early C19. Rubble with large cut quoins and dressings;
graduated stone slate roof.

1-storey, in 2 sections: left part is 2-bay house with centre boarded door in
moulded surround with dated lintel. Flanking stone-surround windows, lost
carpentry, with slightly-projecting sills. To right is 2-bay byre: left bay
behind added outbuilding, right bay with stable door and boarded door in
heavy block surrounds.

Boarded door in similar surround at rear of byre; slit vent and blocked
opening under timber lintel.

Interior of house retains fireplace with chamfered basket arch holding C19

Empty and in poor condition at time of survey.

Later outbuilding on east, now roofless, is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0638209586

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

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