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Walls Surrounding Paddock to East of Low Butterby Farmhouse, Croxdale and Hett

Description: Walls Surrounding Paddock to East of Low Butterby Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109947

OS Grid Reference: NZ2766039322
OS Grid Coordinates: 427660, 539322
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7481, -1.5718

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
6/66 Inset Walls surrounding
paddock to east of
Low Butterby

Walls surrounding 4 sides of 85- x 65-metre rectangular paddock. Probably C17
but altered and partly rebuilt. Coursed sandstone rubble. 2.0- to 2.5-metre
high walls with roughly-shaped triangular coping stones set on edge. South-
west wall has battered buttress near west corner and has been partly demolished
near centre and replaced by the brick wall of a C20 farmbuilding. South-east
wall is partly broken down near south corner. North-east wall has regularly-
spaced 0.5-metre high slits near ground level (possibly for drainage) and a
worn stone doorway with chamfered jambs near north corner. Foundations of 2
sides of a small rectangular building at north corner. Included for group
value. Farmbuildings on outer face of south-west wall are not of special

Listing NGR: NZ2766039322

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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