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Old Spital Farmhouse, Bowes

Description: Old Spital Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 111165

OS Grid Reference: NY9105612169
OS Grid Coordinates: 391056, 512169
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5048, -2.1396

Location: A66, Bowes, Durham DL12 9RH

Locality: Bowes
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9RH

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Listing Text

NY 91 SW
(South side)
Old Spital Farmhouse
18/8 (Formerly listed as
12/1/67 old Spital)
Large farmhouse. Late C18 with mid C19 additions. Rendered and painted rubble;
squared rubble additions (right return is weatherboarded below gable; rear wing
has hung Welsh slates on gable end). Stone-flagged roofs and stone chimney
stacks. Main block with wing attached to rear of right return.

2-storey main block of 5 irregular bays; left bay is C19 addition. Low plinth.
Third bay has replaced 6-panel door in pedimented doorcase with Tuscan pilasters.
9-pane sashes in raised, tooled surrounds. Left bay has replaced 12-pane sashes
with tooled-and-margined lintels and projecting sills. Roof with coped gables.
Left end stack and 2 ridge stacks with top bands.

2-storey, 3-bay rear wing has replaced 12-pane sashes.

Farmbuildings attached to left are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NY9105612169

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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