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Dean Howl Farmhouse and Buildings Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Healeyfield, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8335 / 54°50'0"N

Longitude: -1.894 / 1°53'38"W

OS Eastings: 406909

OS Northings: 548747

OS Grid: NZ069487

Mapcode National: GBR HD6K.R3

Mapcode Global: WHB31.WR9X

Plus Code: 9C6WR4M4+CC

Entry Name: Dean Howl Farmhouse and Buildings Attached

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185971

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350553

Location: Healeyfield, County Durham, DH8

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Healeyfield

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Castleside

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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4/47 Dean Howl Farmhouse
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Farmhouse, hind's cottage, dairy and farmbuilding. Circa 1700 with mid C18
alterations, and early C19 additions. Coursed sandstone rubble with quoins and
ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof to main house, Welsh slate roof to extensions;
renewed brick chimneys.

Main house 2 storeys, 3 bays; hind's cottage and byre at right 2 storeys, 2 bays;
right byre addition 2 lower storeys, 3 bays; left dairy set back 2 storeys, 2
bays. 10 bays in all.

Quoined 3-bay house has central many-panelled door and 4-pane overlight under
flat stone lintel; similar lintels and flat projecting stone sills to flanking
16-pane sashes. Similar sashes above, and 12-pane central sash, all with stone
sills; wide wood lintel at left, concrete lintels centre and right. Flat stone
lintels to 2 boarded doors in hind's cottage and byre, and one in dairy. Varied
windows: sash with glazing bars in cottage, late C19 sash on first floor of
dairy, hit-and-miss and glazed byre and dairy windows. House has chimney on
external stack at left end, and on ridge at right of 3-bay part.

Interior: most doors in house have 6 or 3 raised-and-fielded panels, and L-
hinges. High, panelled salt-cupboard door with butterfly hinges in right room;
left room has narrow door in centre of rear wall,probably former stair-ladder door;
dogleg stair with flushed balustrade under ramped grip handrail; narrow panelled
passage door at left of landing, and high, now inaccessible row of pegs at right
of landing, suggesting stair is an insertion. Plain square central longitudinal
beam in ground floor, supporting ceiling with moulded stucco cornice in left
room and rough floor joist in right room.

Listing NGR: NZ0690948747

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