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U Plan Farmbuildings and Gin Gang North of Peartree House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brafferton, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5701 / 54°34'12"N

Longitude: -1.5351 / 1°32'6"W

OS Eastings: 430153

OS Northings: 519535

OS Grid: NZ301195

Mapcode National: GBR KHQL.GH

Mapcode Global: WHC5Q.DD79

Entry Name: U Plan Farmbuildings and Gin Gang North of Peartree House

Listing Date: 27 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299443

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350385

Location: Brafferton, Darlington, DL1

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Brafferton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Great Aycliffe

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 31 NW (South side, off)

5/14 U-plan farmbuildings
and gin-gang north
of Peartree House


Linked farmbuildings and gin-gang. Late C18-early C19 of several builds.
Coursed and squared limestone; pantiled roofs with stone-flagged eaves. U-plan
ranges enclosing fold yard on 3 sides: central threshing barn and flanking
byres; single-storey ranges at right-angles; gin-gang on rear of barn. 2-storey,
3-bay barn with central Dutch door facing yard and 2 rows of blocked breathers
on front and rear; steeply-pitched roof has raised verges with reverse-stepped
gables. Flanking single-storey, 3-bay byres have opposing doorways and similar
roof/gable details; rebuilt front wall of byre at right has 3 elliptical arches
of brick. Single-storey ranges at right-angles have blocked elliptical arches
on front returns and hipped roofs. Large gin-gang with polygonal end has
rectangular-plan piers and low linking walls; semi-pyramidal roof with stone
ridge tiles. The fold yard is covered by three C20 pitched roofs which are not
of special interest. A well-preserved and relatively unaltered group.

Listing NGR: NZ3015319535

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

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