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Latitude: 54.7868 / 54°47'12"N
Longitude: -1.6679 / 1°40'4"W
OS Eastings: 421451
OS Northings: 543594
OS Grid: NZ214435
Mapcode National: GBR JFS2.PV
Mapcode Global: WHC4H.BYZ7
Plus Code: 9C6WQ8PJ+PR
Entry Name: Ushaw Home Farm Pigsties and Walls Attached to East
Listing Date: 24 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1185965
English Heritage Legacy ID: 350540
Location: Esh, County Durham, DH7
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Esh
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Esh and Hamsteels
Church of England Diocese: Durham
14/34 Ushaw Fome Farm
pigsties and walls
attached and to east
Pigsties and wall attached; part of planned farm layout. 1851-2 by Joseph
Hansom. Coursed squared sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; cast iron
posts and iron-clad wood posts; roofs of Welsh slate with yellow ridge tiles,
and stone gable copings. Long range of sties on north side of yard, with wide
east and west entrances; south wall encloses exercise yard in front of south-
west sties, and continues to yard of south-east sties.
North range has paired sties with round-arched open doorways; diagonally-
recessed pairs of boarded doors flanked by square recesses over stone chutes
to troughs. Cast iron posts on front walls support roof.
Round-coped wall around front of pig-yard forms boundary to road, and curves
at entrances from road to farmyard. At west it forms exercise yard in front
of pent-roofed sty with open front, the roof supported on iron-covered wood
posts, and now partly blocked; at east it joins east wall of third building
with yard on west side, and boarded Dutch door in east facing farmyard entrance;
feeding chute on north side; hipped roof.
Part of the planned economy of the running of Ushaw College, with the pigs fed
by the waste from the college kitchens.
Short wall to east encloses house garden and corresponds to south-west pigsty,
forming walled entrance to farmyard.
Listing NGR: NZ2145143594
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