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High Green Farmhouse and Outbuilding Extension, Mickleton

Description: High Green Farmhouse and Outbuilding Extension

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 111299

OS Grid Reference: NY9744323558
OS Grid Coordinates: 397443, 523558
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6072, -2.0411

Location: B6277, Mickleton, Durham DL12 0JX

Locality: Mickleton
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 0JX

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Listing Text

NY 9723
28/127 High Green Farmhouse
and outbuilding
Substantial farmhouse with extension to left (formerly stable with loft, now
storage). Dated 1752 on doorway. Squared sandstone rubble; stone-flagged roof;
stone chimney stacks. Double-pile plan.

Main garden front: 2 storeys, 5 bays with 2-storey, 2-bay extension to left.
House has raised-and-chamfered quoins to right and at junction. Central 6-panel
door and 4-pane overlight in pedimented doorcase with frieze inscribed: John
and Mary Dent 1752. Windows, in moulded surrounds with projecting chamfered
sills, are mainly 12-pane sashes; replaced 4-pane sashes to left of doorway.
Extension has replaced boarded door in flush surround to right and a stone
stairway leading to boarded door at left. Continuous roof with coped gables and
shaped kneelers. Stepped-and-corniced right end and ridge stacks; identical
stack above junction.

Several throughstones on left return of extension.

Rear faces main road. House has low plinth and scattered openings. 6 steps to
6-panel door in architrave at left. 16-pane sashes in moulded surrounds in end
bays. First-floor, 12-pane stair window, with radial head, to right of doorway,
in moulded round-arched surround. Extension has boarded door in re-set flush
surround with replaced 4-pane casement to left; pigeon opening, with ledge,
below eaves. Similar roof details.

Interior: cut-string dogleg staircase, of 2 flights plus landing rail, has
ramped moulded handrail; knopped turned balusters on upper flight. Kitchen has
elaborate Delft rack with fluted pilasters. Several 4-panel doors and internal
window shutters.

Listing NGR: NY9744323558

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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