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Middles Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanley, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8592 / 54°51'33"N

Longitude: -1.6916 / 1°41'29"W

OS Eastings: 419892

OS Northings: 551646

OS Grid: NZ198516

Mapcode National: GBR JDM7.KW

Mapcode Global: WHC48.Z4M5

Entry Name: Middles Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439464

Location: Stanley, County Durham, DH9

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanley

Built-Up Area: Stanley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanley and South Moor

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 15 SE STANLEY MIDDLE ROAD
(North side)
Stanley
7/186 Middles Farmhouse
II
Farmhouse and hind's cottage. C18 with early C19 alterations. Rendered with
ashlar dressings, and brick gable patching at raised roof line; Welsh slate
roof with brick chimneys and stone gable copings. 2 storeys, 4 windows. Early
C20 gabled wooden porch to right of centre;irregular fenestration, with late
C19 sashes flanking porch on ground floor, and 4 on first floor, all with
projecting stone sills. Steeply-pitched swept roof has end brick chimneys.
Left return gable has massive square stack between houses and 2-bay rear outshut
under catslide roof; chimney and narrower rear outshut in similar style at right
part of house; rear lower infill with pent roof between outshuts, and wooden
porch on right outshut.
Interior: hind's cottage comprises right outshut and first-floor right room,
and has stair from outshut. Main house has near-central enclosed stair, with
half landing and short flights of steps to left and right rear passages, with
first-floor rooms symmetrically arranged. Massive chimney breast in ground-
floor left room now papered over. Corner cast-iron chimney-pieces in outshuts.
Empty at time of survey.


Listing NGR: NZ1989251646

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

Description

NZ 15 SE STANLEY MIDDLE ROAD
(North side)
Stanley
7/186 Middles Farmhouse
II
Farmhouse and hind's cottage. C18 with early C19 alterations. Rendered with
ashlar dressings, and brick gable patching at raised roof line; Welsh slate
roof with brick chimneys and stone gable copings. 2 storeys, 4 windows. Early
C20 gabled wooden porch to right of centre;irregular fenestration, with late
C19 sashes flanking porch on ground floor, and 4 on first floor, all with
projecting stone sills. Steeply-pitched swept roof has end brick chimneys.
Left return gable has massive square stack between houses and 2-bay rear outshut
under catslide roof; chimney and narrower rear outshut in similar style at right
part of house; rear lower infill with pent roof between outshuts, and wooden
porch on right outshut.
Interior: hind's cottage comprises right outshut and first-floor right room,
and has stair from outshut. Main house has near-central enclosed stair, with
half landing and short flights of steps to left and right rear passages, with
first-floor rooms symmetrically arranged. Massive chimney breast in ground-
floor left room now papered over. Corner cast-iron chimney-pieces in outshuts.
Empty at time of survey.


Listing NGR: NZ1989251646

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