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Haybarn and Rear Yard Walls 110 Metres East of Croxdale Hall, Croxdale and Hett

Description: Haybarn and Rear Yard Walls 110 Metres East of Croxdale Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109937

OS Grid Reference: NZ2744437896
OS Grid Coordinates: 427444, 537896
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7353, -1.5753

Location: Hett, Durham DH6 5JP

Locality: Croxdale and Hett
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH6 5JP

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Listing Text

NZ 2737
17/56 Haybarn and rear
yard walls, 110
metres east of
Croxdale Hall
II *
Haybarn, incorporating cart sheds/hemmels on ground floor, with adjoining rear
yard walls. Late C18-early C19. Coursed sandstone rubble and dressings.
Graduated green slate roof. Tall barn above cart sheds/hemmels. 4 + 1 + 4
bays. Rectangular-plan piers at ends and flanking central bay, and similar
square-plan piers between other bays, are set slightly forward of the archways
and have flush, tooled-and-margined quoins. Tall elliptical archway at centre,
with dropped keystone and blank wall above, leads through building into
farmyard. Flanking sections each have 4 elliptical archways into cart sheds/
hemmels; 2 bays at left now garages with C20 double doors. Moderately-pitched
hipped roof with strutted king-post trusses. 2-bay returns with central square-
plan piers. Identical rear: 4-bay sections flanking centre back onto yards
enclosed by 2.0-metre tall rubble walls with rounded coping stones. Yard on
right rear is also subdivided into 3 parts by 2 similar parallel walls. A
rare, impressive and unaltered example.

Listing NGR: NZ2744637897

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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