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Cockfield Hall and Farm Buildings and Walls Attached, Cockfield

Description: Cockfield Hall and Farm Buildings and Walls Attached

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 September 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 111371

OS Grid Reference: NZ1295424093
OS Grid Coordinates: 412954, 524093
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6118, -1.8009

Location: Front Street, Cockfield, Durham DL13 5DS

Locality: Cockfield
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 5DS

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Listing Text

NZ 12 SW
(South side)
9/6 Cockfield Hall
23/9/82 and farm buildings
and walls attached


Farmhouse and farm buildings. Early C18. Coursed rubble with quoins and
coarse sandstone ashlar dressings; roofs mostly pantiled, with stone copings;
front slope renewed; some corrugated asbestos. 3 ranges of farm buildings
enclose yard behind house. Front range: 2-storey 5-bay house; farm building
attached at left has 2 low storeys and 2 bays. House has central C20 door in
moulded stone surround; architrave to window over door, and top of architrave
only to windows in outer bays; C20 glazing below and late C19 sashes above,
blocked windows in bays flanking door. Sundial above central window. Roof
has end gable copings on moulded kneelers, and corniced ashlar end chimneys.

Farm building at-left has 2 small square first-floor hit-and-miss and glazed
openings in plain stone surrounds; asbestos roof. One-storey, one-bay
outbuilding breaks forward at left; probably earth-closet. House has slightly
later full-width extension under catslide roof, interrupted by central gabled
stair wing. Farm building to left has chamfered stone surrounds to doors on
ground floor and to loft with external stone steps. High wall attached to
right return of house has round arch with voussoirs and rebated surround;
farm buildings completing the quadrangle are mostly one-storey, with round
or elliptical arches with voussoirs to vehicle entrances and to loose-boxes;
2-storey, 3-bay part at left of rear range has plain stone surround to central
door; loft opening above; vent slits at right; hipped roof. Vehicle entrance
nearest to house on right return has had external arch removed and replaced
with straight jambs.

Fold-yard wall parallel to rear of house attached to right range.

Listing NGR: NZ1295424093

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Source: English Heritage

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