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Raby Hill Farmhouse, Raby with Keverstone

Description: Raby Hill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111449

OS Grid Reference: NZ1202722601
OS Grid Coordinates: 412027, 522601
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5985, -1.8153

Location: Raby with Keverstone, Durham DL2 3AH

Locality: Raby with Keverstone
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3AH

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Listing Text

NZ 1222
15/84 Raby Hill


Farmhouse. Mid C18 by J. Paine, probably from design by D. Garrett. Limewashed
rubble with plinth and ashlar dressings; roofs of Welsh slate, with rear of
left wing stone-flagged, right wing roofed in corrugated asbestos and rear
left wing pantiled with stone eaves; brick chimneys. Gothic style. Symmetrical
2 storeys, 3 bays and one-storey, one-bay wings. Central boarded door and
patterned fanlight in hollow-chamfered centred-arched surround under dripmould.
Windows in similar style, that above door with label mould, have paired stone-
mullioned lights of similar shape under top lozenge-shaped light. Stone-
mullioned quatrefoil in wide gable peak with moulded coping and top chimney.
Flanking outbuildings each have one opening with shaped stone surround.
Formerly battlemented.

Source: A. Rowan, 'Gothick restoration at Raby Castle' in Architectural
History, 15, 1972, p.40 and figs 10a and 10c.

Listing NGR: NZ1202722601

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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