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Warden Hill Farmhouse East Part warden Hill Farmhouse West Part and Byre Adjoining

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7406 / 54°44'26"N

Longitude: -2.1328 / 2°7'58"W

OS Eastings: 391548

OS Northings: 538410

OS Grid: NY915384

Mapcode National: GBR FFKM.1F

Mapcode Global: WHB3J.63NM

Entry Name: Warden Hill Farmhouse East Part warden Hill Farmhouse West Part and Byre Adjoining

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404883

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Westgate

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

STANHOPE A689 (North side)
NY 93 NW
Westgate
19/127 Warden Hill
farmhouse east
part; Warden Hill
farmhouse west part
and byre adjoining
II


Farmhouse, now 2 houses, with byre and loft adjoining at left. C17 with
alterations. Sandstone rubble with some quoins and ashlar dressings; stone-
flagged roof; right house painted stone. 2 storeys; 4,3, and 4 bays.

Central house has glazed C20 door at left with irregular jambs under thin stone lintel;
2 renewed 3-light ground-floor casements under full-width dripstring made with
throughstones; renewed light above at left and blocked light above at right
have similar dripstrings and thin stone sills. Second house at right has C20
porch in second bay; renewed casements in plain stone surrounds; some drip
strings. Roof has 3 low ridge chimneys. Byre has 2nd-bay boarded Dutch door;
boarded door under similar lintel at right end; thin stone lintels and sills to
windows in other bays, those on upper floor smaller.

Rear elevation shows some small single lights with chamfered stone surrounds,
one blocked and one with vertical iron bar.

Historical note: the Weardale chest was kept here, the C18 muniment chest of
the community of the Forest of Weardale. Source: L. Drury 'Sir Arthur Hesilrige
and the Weardale Chest' Transactions of the Architectural and Archaeological
Society of Durham and Northumberland, New series V.15 pp 125-137.


Listing NGR: NY9154838410

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