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Two Farmbuildings, Flanking Drive to South East of Low Butterby Farmhouse, Croxdale and Hett

Description: Two Farmbuildings, Flanking Drive to South East of Low Butterby Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109946

OS Grid Reference: NZ2757739340
OS Grid Coordinates: 427577, 539340
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7483, -1.5731

Location: Hett, Durham DH6 5JN

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

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Listing Text

NZ 23 NE
6/65 Inset Two Farmbuildings,
flanking drive to
south-east of Low
Butterby Farmhouse

Two detached farmbuildings: former byre, now storage, on west side of drive;
barn with lean-to addition on east side of drive.
1. Byre. Possibly C17 but greatly altered in C19. Squared coursed rubble
and dark-purple slate roof. Single storey, 4 bays. Large squared quoins.
2 blocked doorways flanking blocked breather on front; doorway at right with
inserted hit-and-miss window. Roof with stone ridge tiles. Replaced Dutch
door and breather in gable of right return. Tall plinth and 2 breathers on
left return. Blocked chamfered doorway on rear. C20 garage on rear is not
of interest.
2. Barn and lean-to shed. Late C18-early C19. Squared rubble barn and hand-
made brick shed. Barn has Welsh slate roof and shed has old pantiled roof.
Tall single-storey, 5-bay barn has flush quoins, altered openings and a
steeply-pitched roof; segmental archway on right return. Shed has low front
wall with battered brick buttresses and a pent roof; wide elliptical archway
on right return. Altered and semi-derelict farmbuildings on rear of barn
are not of special interest.
Both buildings are included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ2757739340

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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