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Thorpe Farmhouse and Adjacent Outbuildings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wycliffe with Thorpe, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5097 / 54°30'34"N

Longitude: -1.8565 / 1°51'23"W

OS Eastings: 409390

OS Northings: 512716

OS Grid: NZ093127

Mapcode National: GBR HJG9.W5

Mapcode Global: WHC5R.GX66

Plus Code: 9C6WG45V+VC

Entry Name: Thorpe Farmhouse and Adjacent Outbuildings

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111778

Location: Wycliffe with Thorpe, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Wycliffe with Thorpe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Wycliffe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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(North side)

6/187 Thorpe Farmhouse
12.1.67 and adjacent


House and outbuildings. Mid-C18, perhaps by Thomas Robinson. House tooled
ashlar except for coursed rubble rear elevation, outbuildings squared stone;
graduated stone slate roofs.

South elevation 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Plinth. Giant round-arched
recesses enclosing central 6-panel door with 4-pane overlight in corniced
architrave, and 12-pane sash windows, the lower with flat-arched lintels and
the upper with segmental-arched heads; band forming imposts of arches and
sills of upper windows. Hollow-chamfered eaves cornice. Hipped roof; tall
stepped-and-banded lateral stacks. Set back to each side is a single-storey
outbuilding, without openings; hip-ended roofs.

Rear elevation shows central 6-panel door with 4-pane overlight, 16-pane
ground floor sashes and 12-pane shorter sashes (one renewed) above; all
openings in stone surrounds, the door with a moulded cornice. Left outbuilding
shows boarded door and 16-pane sash, right outbuilding boarded double doors.

Interior: Doors of 6 fielded panels, those in rear passage with tall
overlights; panelled shutters. West ground floor room has fireplace in
moulded stone surround with fluted keystone, chair rail and built-in cupboard
with fluted pilasters and dentil cornice. West rear room was former police
lock-up; door with observation panel. Cellar with old stone wine bins.
Dogleg open-string stair with 2 urn-on-vase balusters per tread, bulb-and-
umbrella newel and moulded ramped handrail. Dogleg closed-string back stair
with square newels and stick balusters. Roof has 4 queen-post trusses; 3
levels of purlins, with tusk tenons.

Listing NGR: NZ0939012716

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