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Low Dryburn Farmhouse, Durham

Description: Low Dryburn Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 110332

OS Grid Reference: NZ2650643400
OS Grid Coordinates: 426506, 543400
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7848, -1.5894

Location: N End, Durham DH1 4NG

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 4NG

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Listing Text

NZ 24 SE
4/280 Low Dryburn farmhouse
(formerly listed
19.2.70 in North Road)


Farmhouse, now house. Early C18 with alterations. Rendered rubble sandstone
and rubble; pantiled roof on extensions; main roof of French tiles; brick
chimneys. 2 storeys, one bay with one-storey, one-bay extensions at each end
and later one-storey front extension. Renewed door at left of central bays;
extension projects at right; late C19 and renewed windows. Steeply-pitched

Interior: enclosed dog-leg stair has closed string, barley-sugar twist
balusters and rounded handrail with side groove. Central roof has coupled
principals and through purlins; re-used crucks in left extension. Ground
floor ceiling beams; first floor has old planks.

Several small rear extensions not of interest.

Source: H.M. Roberts, 'Cruck-framed roofs in the City of Durham : preliminary
notes on identified examples'. Transactions of Architectural and Archaeological
Society of Durham and Northumberland, new series V, 91-96.

Listing NGR: NZ2650643400

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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