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Linked Barn, Gin-Gang and Byre to East of Morley Farmhouse, Brancepeth

Description: Linked Barn, Gin-Gang and Byre to East of Morley Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 109898

OS Grid Reference: NZ2210339396
OS Grid Coordinates: 422103, 539396
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7490, -1.6581

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)
5/17 Linked barn, gin-
24/5/78 gang and byre to
east of Morley
Farmhouse (formerly
listed as
Outbuildings to
north of Morley
Barn, gin-gang and byre, now storage. Mid-late C18 barn and gin-gang. Mid
C19 byre. Coursed rubble with pantiled roofs; barn roof has stone-flagged
eaves facing farmyard. L-plan: barn on left rear of farmhouse (q.v.) with
byre at right-angles enclosing farmyard; gin-gang on rear of barn. Tall,
single-storey barn of 2 builds. 2-bay section, adjoining farmhouse, has
opposed Dutch doors. Added 4-bay end section has scattered openings, 2 rows
of breathers and C20 vehicle opening on rear. Steeply-pitched roof with
swept eaves. Lower single-storey, 5-bay byre has off-centre Dutch door and
replaced casements in segmental-headed openings with brick surrounds. Roof
hipped at right. Octagonal-plan gin-gang has circular piers, later rubble
infill walls and a pyramidal roof. Barn retains some original adzed roof
trusses with thin tie beams and swept principals, halved and crossed at ridge.
C20 brick lean-to addition on front of barn is not of interest. Derelict
at time of survey. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ2210339396

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Source: English Heritage

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