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Shield Ash Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7326 / 54°43'57"N

Longitude: -2.0244 / 2°1'27"W

OS Eastings: 398523

OS Northings: 537512

OS Grid: NY985375

Mapcode National: GBR GF9Q.H8

Mapcode Global: WHB3K.W95R

Entry Name: Shield Ash Farmhouse

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404898

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanhope and Rookhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NY 93 NE
NY 985375

(West side, off)
Shield Ash


Farmhouse and byre. C17. Dated 1661 for T.P. over door. C19 alterations to
cow-house. Longhouse plan. Coursed squared sandstone rubble with quoins and
ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof with stone gable copings. 2 storeys, 2 and
3 bays. 2-bay house at left has gabled stone porch; double-ovolo-moulded
surround is broach-stopped, with flat-Tudor-arched head and inscribed lintel,
under cavetto-moulded label mould. Studded boarded door. Wide window at left
under stone lintel; 3-light single-chamfered stone-mullioned window above at
left, and 2-light horizontal sliding sash over door. 2 wide windows inserted in
cow-house at right under flat stone lintels. Left return gable has 3 large
through-stones below left end chimney. Rear has one-storey, 2 bay outshut
under catslide roof. Empty and derelict at time of survey. Interior not

Listing NGR: NY9852337512

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

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