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Low Dryburn Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7848 / 54°47'5"N

Longitude: -1.5894 / 1°35'21"W

OS Eastings: 426506

OS Northings: 543400

OS Grid: NZ265434

Mapcode National: GBR KFB3.PK

Mapcode Global: WHC4J.KZCS

Entry Name: Low Dryburn Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 February 1970

Last Amended: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160380

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110332

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Neville's Cross

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE NORTH END
NZ 24 SE
4/280 Low Dryburn farmhouse
(formerly listed
19.2.70 in North Road)

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Early C18 with alterations. Rendered rubble sandstone
and rubble; pantiled roof on extensions; main roof of French tiles; brick
chimneys. 2 storeys, one bay with one-storey, one-bay extensions at each end
and later one-storey front extension. Renewed door at left of central bays;
extension projects at right; late C19 and renewed windows. Steeply-pitched
roofs.

Interior: enclosed dog-leg stair has closed string, barley-sugar twist
balusters and rounded handrail with side groove. Central roof has coupled
principals and through purlins; re-used crucks in left extension. Ground
floor ceiling beams; first floor has old planks.

Several small rear extensions not of interest.

Source: H.M. Roberts, 'Cruck-framed roofs in the City of Durham : preliminary
notes on identified examples'. Transactions of Architectural and Archaeological
Society of Durham and Northumberland, new series V, 91-96.


Listing NGR: NZ2650643400

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