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