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Levy Pool Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bowes, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5342 / 54°32'2"N

Longitude: -2.0504 / 2°3'1"W

OS Eastings: 396835

OS Northings: 515432

OS Grid: NY968154

Mapcode National: GBR GJ30.WD

Mapcode Global: WHB4J.G9VD

Entry Name: Levy Pool Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111173

Location: Bowes, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bowes

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

NY 91 NE
15/189 Levy Pool Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Dated 1736 with initials G & M.A on door lintel; later additions
and alterations. Coursed squared sandstone with plinth and large horizontal
quoins. Ling thatched roof with flag eaves courses. 2-cell plan with original
left rear outshut, probably dairy. Two low storeys, 3 bays. Added central
porch laterally pent. Windows, with flat stone surrounds, mullions removed and
diagonal bar holes, on both floors flanking porch. Small fire window on ground
floor left. Steeply-pitched roof with reverse-stepped gables. Stair turret and
right outshut added behind.

Interior shows full-height stout masonry partition dividing hall, which is
entered directly from porch, from right room, probably once divided into front
parlour and rear service room. Small fireplace in front part. Large C18
fireplace in left end wall of main hall.

Empty and derelict at time of survey, with roof and ceilings fallen in and
openings blank.

Listing NGR: NY9683515432

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

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