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The Hollies, Barningham

Description: The Hollies

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111634

OS Grid Reference: NZ0860410422
OS Grid Coordinates: 408604, 510422
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4891, -1.8687

Location: Norbeck Bank, Barningham, Durham DL11 7DW

Locality: Barningham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7DW

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Listing Text

(North side)

15/45 The Hollies


House, formerly inn. Late C17, altered and extended C18. Rubble with
roughly-shaped quoins and cut tooled dressings. Pantile roofs with stone
slates to eaves, and on rear outshut; 2 stacks heightened in brick. Plan:
House facing south, with formerly-detached single-storey building (now sitting
room) linked to centre of front by lobby.

2 storeys, 3 bays. Centre bay partly behind lobby, with C20 casement in
gabled half-dormer above; left bay has 4-pane sash windows, and right bay
6-pane fixed casement with 12-pane sash over, all in raised surrounds.
Coped gables with end stacks, that to right heightened in C20. Sitting-room
block has C19 canted bays with 2- and 4-pane sashes and flat leaded top, on
right return; coped gables with moulded kneelers; end stack heightened late
C19 or C20. Lower lobby has 6-panel door, the upper panels glazed, in stone
surround. Rear elevation of main part shows outshut with boarded door and
varied windows, all in stone or irregular-block surrounds.

Interior: Original house has walls 0.9 metre thick, and 2 upper-cruck trusses
with collar-beams extended to carry purlins; yoke and heavy ridge piece.
Living room cupboard has old inn sign re-used in door, with painting of boot
and shoe with initials GMB and date 1751.

Note: the house was formerly the Boot and Shoe Inn; the formerly-detached
building on the south may have been a brewhouse.

Listing NGR: NZ0860410422

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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