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Barn and Gin-Gang 100 Metres South West of Finchale Abbey Farmhouse, Framwellgate Moor

Description: Barn and Gin-Gang 100 Metres South West of Finchale Abbey Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110011

OS Grid Reference: NZ2953047106
OS Grid Coordinates: 429530, 547106
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8179, -1.5420

Location: Framwellgate Moor, Durham DH1 5SG

Locality: Framwellgate Moor
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 5SG

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Listing Text

NZ 24 NE
(North side, off)
2/21 Barn and gin-gang
100m south-west of
Finchale Abbey

Barn and gin-gang. Probably C17 incorporating medieval fabric; C18 and C19
alterations. Thinly-rendered sandstone rubble with quoins and ashlar dressings;
roof of pantiles. One high storey, 5 bays and low front extension; gin-gang
to rear. Old wood lintels, supplemented by newer beams, over wide opposed
threshing doors with chamfered jambs; sill of door in front wall high above
present ground level. Both doors partly blocked and with smaller boarded doors
inserted under wood lintels. C19 front extension has half-hipped catslide
roof on rubble piers, blocked with C20 shuttering. Left return has door,
with sill above ground level, under old wood lintel; 3 tiered vent-slits in
gable peak, distributed with axis to rear of present gable centre. Right
return gable shows 5 holes for purlins of demolished adjacent building, under
vent slit in gable peak. Rear elevation shows 2 rows of vent slits to right
of door; 4 low octagonal piers, probably medieval, forming gin-gang with low
walls between some; sawn-off beam in barn wall suggests gin-gang formerly
roofed. Interior shows re-used tie-beam trusses, with wedges supporting 2
rows of purlins; diagonal mortices in soffits of tie-beams for braces to wall
in former use. No ridge piece.

Listing NGR: NZ2951847106

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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