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The Square (Numbers 3 to 6 Consecutive) with Farmbuilding Range to Left of Number 6, Rokeby

Description: The Square (Numbers 3 to 6 Consecutive) with Farmbuilding Range to Left of Number 6

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 111723

OS Grid Reference: NZ0865713120
OS Grid Coordinates: 408657, 513120
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5133, -1.8678

Location: The Street, Rokeby, Durham DL12 9SD

Locality: Rokeby
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9SD

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Listing Text


14/133 The Square
(Nos. 3 - 6
12.1.67 with farmbuilding
range to left of
No. 6


Group of 4 houses and farmbuilding range, mid-C18. Rubble with tooled-and-
margined quoins and dressings; graduated stone slate roofs. Houses in L-plan.
2 storeys; Nos. 3 and 4 (facing north) each 2 bays, Nos. 5 and 6 (facing west)
each 3 irregular bays. 6-panelled doors, 2 with overlights, (except No. 4
boarded door); two more boarded doors to right of No. 5 door. 16-pane sash
windows to ground floor and 12-pane sashes above. Most openings to Nos. 3 and
4 in stone surrounds. Roof of No. 6 hipped to left; each house has one banded
ridge stack.

Left return of No. 6 and rear farmbuilding range form a near-symmetrical 1+3+1
bay composition. Upright slab plinth, 1st floor band. Central boarded door
with radial fanlight in round arch; boarded pitching door above. Similar
doorways, now blocked, in flanking bays. At right end 12-pane Yorkshire sashes
to both floors. Slightly-projecting end bays have tall blind arches with
impost bands, that to left with inserted window; roof hipped to left. Left
return of range shows large C20 opening. Added smithy, with cart entrance
under timber lintel, to left. 16-pane sash window and left end stack.

Listing NGR: NZ0865713120

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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