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Farmbuildings to East of Mortham Tower and Attached Walls, Rokeby

Description: Farmbuildings to East of Mortham Tower and Attached Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111732

OS Grid Reference: NZ0870114173
OS Grid Coordinates: 408701, 514173
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5228, -1.8671

Location: Mortham Lane, Rokeby, Durham DL12 9RZ

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

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Listing Text


13/142 Farmbuildings to
east of Mortham
Tower and
attached walls


Planned foldyard group of farmbuildings, probably late C18. Coursed rubble
with cut quoins and tooled-and-margined dressings; graduated stone slate
roofs. Ranges around yard open to east. Single-storey side ranges each
have central elliptical arch flanked by 3-bay round arcades; all arches
keyed, some blocked; also boarded doors and small windows. East ends show
boarded double doors under timber lintels; hip-ended roofs. 2 elliptical
arches and slit vents to rear of north range. West range has 2-storey barn
in centre; central boarded door re-using lintel of 2-light mullioned window,
2 tiers of slit vents, pitching door to left. Single-storey flanking parts
have boarded doors and blocked openings. Rear elevation of barn shows central
elliptical arch,with white brick voussoirs,under boarded pitching door; and
part-slatted loft window.

Walls, with flat slab coping and roughly-shaped monolith gate piers, on east
of yard and forming enclosures within yard.

Listing NGR: NZ0870114173

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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