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Barns of Houghall Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham South, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7568 / 54°45'24"N

Longitude: -1.5674 / 1°34'2"W

OS Eastings: 427940

OS Northings: 540291

OS Grid: NZ279402

Mapcode National: GBR KFHF.GL

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.WPTQ

Entry Name: Barns of Houghall Farm

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161274

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110464

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Durham South

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 SE (West side, off)

4/409 Barns of Houghall Farm


Barns. Probably medieval: part of the lands of Durham Priory. Sandstone
rubble with ashlar dressings and some quoins; roof of asbestos tiles. L-plan.
One storey; 4-bay building at left with slightly lower L-shaped extension of
2 bays by 6 in right return.

First building has high opposed doors under stone lintels, flanked by buttresses
on rear wall and with buttress at left on front wall. Stone sill and wood
lintel to boarded door at left, with block jambs. Massive stone sill to blocked
opening at left end. Right building has wood lintels to boarded door and empty
opening; quoins at left. Right return has wood lintels to varied openings and
opposite doors, that on rear replaced with sliding door. Last bay contains 2
small triangular ventilation holes, one blocked. Blocked 3-light stone-mullioned
window to left of door, and on rear to left of door.

Small pent rendered right extension.

Listing NGR: NZ2794040291

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

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