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Hunderthwaite Farmhouse and Attached Farmbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunderthwaite, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5844 / 54°35'3"N

Longitude: -2.0229 / 2°1'22"W

OS Eastings: 398616

OS Northings: 521021

OS Grid: NY986210

Mapcode National: GBR GH9F.VD

Mapcode Global: WHB4B.W1WC

Entry Name: Hunderthwaite Farmhouse and Attached Farmbuildings

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160321

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111252

Location: Hunderthwaite, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Hunderthwaite

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

NY 92 SE
(South side)
Farmhouse and
attached farmbuildings
Farmhouse and attached farmbuildings. Farmhouse dated 1730 (on door lintel)
built by William Dent; farmhouse and farmbuildings altered in mid-late C19.
Dressed and rubble sandstone; house, formerly heather thatched, has Welsh slate
roof and stone chimneys; farmbuildings have stone-flagged roofs. Altered cross-
passage, linear plan with attached flanking farmbuildings.

2-storey farmhouse. Wide, 2-bay garden front has replaced casements in
projecting, nearly-square surrounds. Replaced door to left with lintel
inscribed 17 WD 30. Steeply-pitched roof. External gable chimneys have
stacks with top ledges.

2-storey farmbuildings have flush quoins. Scattered boarded and Dutch doors
and first-floor openings in projecting tooled surrounds. Long left range has
external stone stairway near farmhouse end. Shorter right range has scattered
breathers. Low-pitched roofs with coped gables.

Several single-storey rear outshuts, under stone and slate lean-to roofs, have
replaced fenestration. Right outshut has tall external chimney.

Interior not inspected but said to retain original features including panelled
doors and upper crucks.

(V. Chapman, "Heather thatched buildings in the Northern Pennines",
Transactions of the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Northumberland
and Durham, New Series Vol 6, 1982).

Listing NGR: NY9861621021

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