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High Bishopley Farmhouse and Barn Adjoining

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7148 / 54°42'53"N

Longitude: -1.9815 / 1°58'53"W

OS Eastings: 401289

OS Northings: 535536

OS Grid: NZ012355

Mapcode National: GBR GFLX.TN

Mapcode Global: WHB3L.JRND

Entry Name: High Bishopley Farmhouse and Barn Adjoining

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278248

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406230

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Frosterley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 03 NW
21/152 High Bishopley
Farmhouse and barn

Farmhouse and barn with byre. Circa 1700 with circa 1800 alterations. Coursed
sandstone rubble with quoins; incised stucco on house; ashlar dressings;
irregular plinth; stone-flagged roofs. House 2½ storeys, barn 2 storeys; 3 and
2 bays. House has irregular fenestration; boarded door and 3-pane overlight at
left of second bay; late C19 sashes in outer bays and similar smaller sash
above and to right of door; 2 small 2-light windows at eaves; blocked 2-light
stone-mullioned window revealed to right of door. Low-pitched roof has end
chimneys with thin strings. Right return gable has through-stones below chimney.
Lower barn at right has partly-glazed boarded door, in plain stone surround, at
left of second bay; similar surround to partly-glazed loft opening above and to
right of door; inserted window at,ground floor left under flat stone lintel;
vent slits above. Rear elevation has wide one-storey pent outshuts at either
end of house; central section of rear wall has blocked single-chamfered stone
windows on ground and first floors. Barn has 2 ground-floor byre entrances with
boarded doors in plain stone surrounds; side steps to similar loft door; vent
slits. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: NZ0128935536

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

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