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Greenhead Farmhouse and Outbuilding Attached

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7516 / 54°45'5"N

Longitude: -2.0369 / 2°2'12"W

OS Eastings: 397725

OS Northings: 539627

OS Grid: NY977396

Mapcode National: GBR GF6H.TG

Mapcode Global: WHB3C.PT8Q

Entry Name: Greenhead Farmhouse and Outbuilding Attached

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404877

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanhope and Rookhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

STANHOPE A689(North side,off)
NY 93 NE
20/123 Greenhead farmhouse
and outbuilding

Farmhouse. C17 and later. Roughly-coursed and squared sandstone and limestone
with plinth, quoins and ashlar dressings. Stone-flagged roof with stone gable
copings. 3 storeys, 3 bays and one-storey, 2-bay right extension, the second
bay later. Renewed door at left of one-storey part in moulded, flat-Tudor-
arched surround. Main building has 5-light single-chamfered stone-mullioned
windows, under drip moulds, with inserted fixed light between. Vertical iron
bars in 2 lights of left window. Central first-floor 3-light flanked by 4-
light windows, and 2 second-floor 2-light windows, in similar-style. Stone-
bracketed eaves; corniced ashlar end chimneys, on corniced plinth and with one
further set-back, on gable copings resting on ogee-moulded kneelers. Right
extension has 12-pane sash under -flat stone lintel and 3-pane overlight;
blocked narrow door and small opening at right; ridge chimney. Rear has stair
wing with two 2-light windows, the lower blocked; flat Tudor-arched surround
to door opposite main door.

Interior: flat Tudor-arched stone doorways to main room, to stair wing, and
from stair wing to first floor; similarly-shaped chimney pieces on both floors,
that on second floor at left with stepped centre moulding. One upper fireplace
has smaller simpler flat Tudor-arched chimney piece inserted, and a Regency
grate, partly removed, within. Pin-hung ledged and boarded studded door to
main room. Large, reverse ogee-stopped chamfered beams. Closed-well close-
string stair has stone lower steps; round-topped moulded handrail, with 3
simple grooves for grip on wide stick balusters; square newels. Undergoing
restoration at time of survey, and tenoned foot of central upper cruck revealed
in front between first and second floors; no other parts of upper crucks
visible, and roof renewed.

Listing NGR: NY9772539627

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

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