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Morley Farmhouse and Cottage, Brancepeth

Description: Morley Farmhouse and Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 109897

OS Grid Reference: NZ2209239387
OS Grid Coordinates: 422092, 539387
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7490, -1.6583

Location: Morley Lane, Brancepeth, Durham DH7 8DS

Locality: Brancepeth
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH7 8DS

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Listing Text

NZ 23 NW
(West side)
5/16 Morley Farmhouse
24/5/78 and Cottage
Farmhouse and cottage. Early C18 with early C19 cottage. Large squared and
coursed sandstone rubble; ridged concrete roof tiles and brick chimney stacks.
Central hearth-passage farmhouse with cottage on right return. 2 storeys.
Wide 3-bay farmhouse with rubble plinth and roughly-squared quoins at left.
Central replaced door and narrow overlight in surround with alternating jambs
and rendered lintel. Altered window openings with flush lintels and projecting
sills: late C20 casements flanking door; two 16-pane sashes and replaced
casement above, set immediately under eaves. Eaves raised probably in early
C19. 2-bay cottage has boarded door and replaced sashes. Continuous steeply-
pitched roof with swept eaves and raised verges. Reverse-stepped gable at
left. Square-plan, hand-made brick stacks at left end and centre. Rebuilt
right end stack. Added single-storey outshut on rear.

Listing NGR: NZ2209239387

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Source: English Heritage

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