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Grange Farmhouse and Gin Gang

A Grade II Listed Building in Muggleswick, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8454 / 54°50'43"N

Longitude: -1.93 / 1°55'48"W

OS Eastings: 404590

OS Northings: 550072

OS Grid: NZ045500

Mapcode National: GBR GDYD.YT

Mapcode Global: WHB31.BG5R

Entry Name: Grange Farmhouse and Gin Gang

Listing Date: 17 October 1980

Last Amended: 21 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439110

Location: Muggleswick, County Durham, DH8

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Muggleswick

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Edmundbyers and Muggleswick

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 05 SW MUGGLESWICK MUGGLESWICK
4/103 Grange Farmhouse
and gin gang (Formerly
17/10/80 listed as Grange Farmhouse
and adjoining Farm buildings)
GV II
Farmhouse. Mid C18 and C19, incorporating earlier work. Thinly-rendered
sandstone rubble with quoins and ashlar dressings; roofs concrete tiles and
Welsh slate, with stone gable copings and brick chimneys. Main house 2 builds:
2 storeys, 1 and 3 bays; farm building attached at right 2 lower storeys, 9 bays;
13 bays in all. Main house: first build of 3 bays has central double partly-
glazed doors in architrave; plain stone surrounds to late C19 sashes, paired
in ground floor; similar sashes in build at left; roof has moulded kneelers and
3 corniced ridge chimneys on stone plinths. Gabled rear right wing. Farm
building at right has boarded door under chamfered lintel, dated 1624, keyed
into house and on long-and-short stone left jambs and alternate-block right
jamb; 2 boarded Dutch doors; fixed lights with vertical lights and opening
transoms; side stone steps in 8th bay to first-floor boarded Dutch door; similar
windows above at right; boarded pitching openings in first and third bays;
central first-floor pigeon holes and shelves. Circular low gingang wall behind
right end bay continuous with retaining wall to lower ground level.
Interior of house has some dado rails, and panelled keyed round-headed cupboards,
with shaped shelves. Cross passage from early door between house and farm
building.


Listing NGR: NZ0459050072

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