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Former Farmhouse at West Farm, Streatlam and Stainton

Description: Former Farmhouse at West Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111582

OS Grid Reference: NZ0682018615
OS Grid Coordinates: 406820, 518615
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5627, -1.8960

Location: 1 Hesley Rise, Stainton, Durham DL12 8RE

Locality: Streatlam and Stainton
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 8RE

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Listing Text

13/216 Former farmhouse
at West Farm


Farmhouse, cottage and stable, now storage building. Early C18 probably
incorporating earlier house, with early C19 extension and mid C19 addition.
Sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and some quoins; stone-flagged roof
with stone gable coping and stone, brick and rendered chimneys; Welsh slate
roof on addition, pantiled and corrugated asbestos on rear outshut. 2 low
storeys, 5 bays and right set-back one-storey, 2-bay stable addition. First
2 bays have renewed door at right in plain stone surround and similar surrounds
to square late C19 ground-floor and 4-over-8 first-floor sashes. 3 right bays
project slightly, with left corner re-built almost to eaves level, and have
similar surrounds to 4-over-8 sash in first, below 2-light horizontal sliding
sash; second bay has flat stone lintel over 3-pane overlight and blocked door
flanked by small blocked square windows with plain stone surrounds; similar
lintel and projecting stone sill to sash with glazing bars at right above.
possibly replacing loft door. Additional third bay has boarded vehicle doors
below 4-over-8 sash in plain stone surround. Right set-back stable has pierced
boarded vehicle doors at left, and boarded Dutch doors at right. Roof has
left gable coping on moulded kneeler: banded brick chimneys at left, and at
left projection, and rendered chimney at right; massive external rubble stack
truncated on left return gable. Rear 4-bay, one-storey outshut, mostly
pantiles, with central open porch.

Interior shows wide segmental keyed fire-arch, papered over, in left ground-
floor roomy run-off chamfers to beams and joists; horizontal plank screen and
2-panel door to foot of rear stair; similar doors, with L-hinges, throughout;
another screen on landing of second stair; cornices over windows in third bay,
the upper richly carved; cambered beams, above window in one case, with 3 pegs
to principal rafters which are pegged and cut at apex to receive ridge; 2
levels of purlins. Walls very thick.

Derelict at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ0682018615

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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