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Blades Field Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding to East, Boldron

Description: Blades Field Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding to East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111653

OS Grid Reference: NZ0239215147
OS Grid Coordinates: 402392, 515147
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5316, -1.9645

Location: Boldron, Durham DL12 9RD

Locality: Boldron
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9RD

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Listing Text

(North side, off)

1/64 Blades Field
Farmhouse and
to east


House, dated 1761 on lozenge-shaped slab above door,for C.L. Whitell Esq.
Squared stone with cut dressings, outbuilding coursed rubble. Graduated
stone slate roofs. House 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Central renewed door
and 4-pane sash windows (some late C19, some lost intermediate glazing bars)
in raised stone surrounds. Coped gables on moulded kneelers; stepped-and-
corniced right end stack, rebuilt left end stack. Left return shows blocked
ground-floor window. Lower outbuilding set back to right has stone external
stair to boarded door on right return.

Rear elevation: pent porch with boarded door in stone surround on right
return and 6-pane fixed window on left return. To left a 16-pane Yorkshire
sash, elsewhere 4-pane sashes, all in irregular stone surrounds. Rear of
outbuilding shows old stone trough in recess with projecting capstone.

Attached outbuilding to west of house is altered and not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0239215147

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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