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Byres and Loft South-East of High Shipley

A Grade II Listed Building in Marwood, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5896 / 54°35'22"N

Longitude: -1.9788 / 1°58'43"W

OS Eastings: 401466

OS Northings: 521600

OS Grid: NZ014216

Mapcode National: GBR GHMC.DJ

Mapcode Global: WHB45.KWXX

Entry Name: Byres and Loft South-East of High Shipley

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111420

Location: Marwood, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Marwood

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Barnard Castle with Whorlton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 02 SW
(South side, off)
7/56 Byres and loft
south-east of
High Shipley House


House, now byres and loft. Late C17 with C18 and early C20 alterations.
Sandstone rubble with corner boulder plinth, quoins and ashlar dressings;
stone-flagged roof with stone gable copings. L-plan. 2 storeys, 4 bays with
one-storey, one-bay left pent extension and one-storey, 2-bay rear wing. C17
chamfered irregular-block surround with recessed flat-Tudor-arched head to
boarded door in second bay; J. LAMB S HIGH incised on right jamb. Similar door
inserted in third bay; side stone steps to first-floor boarded door at right
of third bay;first bay has blocked wide ground-floor window with wide thin
lintel over inserted light, and 2 pitching doors above; recessed diamond-
shaped stone panel over C17 door, square lights on each floor in fourth bay;
wood lintels, most renewed. Boarded door in left extension. Roof has cyma-
moulded kneelers and left end truncated square chimney. Rear elevation shows
full-height recessed centre, with some quoins and 2 wood lintels, probably the
inner wall of a demolished stair.

Interior shows ground floor altered, with stalls, pens and hay rack. First
floor has 2 rooms, each with C17 stone fire surround in left wall: that at
left corniced with moulded surround, that in centre wall with flat Tudor arch,
and moulded surround partly obscured by plaster; and small blank rectangular
recess in lintel. Roof has upper cruck trusses with tie beams, high collars,
and saddles; 2 levels of trenched purlins, overlapping; renewed rafters and
ridge piece; spurs on outer trusses; tie beams and intermediate attic floor
beams all with stepped-concave-stopped chamfers and cut to receive floor joists,
now removed. Some panelling at attic level continuing division formed by
central wall. Blocked 2-light-windows in gable peaks. Rear wing shows single
truss and principal rafters with swept eaves.

Listing NGR: NZ0146621600

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

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