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Levy Pool Farmhouse, Bowes

Description: Levy Pool Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 111173

OS Grid Reference: NY9683515432
OS Grid Coordinates: 396835, 515432
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5342, -2.0504

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

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Listing Text

NY 91 NE
15/189 Levy Pool Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Dated 1736 with initials G & M.A on door lintel; later additions
and alterations. Coursed squared sandstone with plinth and large horizontal
quoins. Ling thatched roof with flag eaves courses. 2-cell plan with original
left rear outshut, probably dairy. Two low storeys, 3 bays. Added central
porch laterally pent. Windows, with flat stone surrounds, mullions removed and
diagonal bar holes, on both floors flanking porch. Small fire window on ground
floor left. Steeply-pitched roof with reverse-stepped gables. Stair turret and
right outshut added behind.

Interior shows full-height stout masonry partition dividing hall, which is
entered directly from porch, from right room, probably once divided into front
parlour and rear service room. Small fireplace in front part. Large C18
fireplace in left end wall of main hall.

Empty and derelict at time of survey, with roof and ceilings fallen in and
openings blank.

Listing NGR: NY9683515432

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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