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Cowclose House and Adjacent Byre, Barningham

Description: Cowclose House and Adjacent Byre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111645

OS Grid Reference: NZ0638209586
OS Grid Coordinates: 406382, 509586
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4816, -1.9030

Location: Barningham, Durham DL11 7DY

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

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Listing Text


10/56 Cowclose House
and adjacent byre


House and attached byre. Dated 1697 with initials I.L. on door lintel:
altered and reroofed in early C19. Rubble with large cut quoins and dressings;
graduated stone slate roof.

1-storey, in 2 sections: left part is 2-bay house with centre boarded door in
moulded surround with dated lintel. Flanking stone-surround windows, lost
carpentry, with slightly-projecting sills. To right is 2-bay byre: left bay
behind added outbuilding, right bay with stable door and boarded door in
heavy block surrounds.

Boarded door in similar surround at rear of byre; slit vent and blocked
opening under timber lintel.

Interior of house retains fireplace with chamfered basket arch holding C19

Empty and in poor condition at time of survey.

Later outbuilding on east, now roofless, is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0638209586

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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