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Barn and Attached Farmbuildings to North of West Middleton Farmhouse, Wycliffe with Thorpe

Description: Barn and Attached Farmbuildings to North of West Middleton Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111790

OS Grid Reference: NZ1295812775
OS Grid Coordinates: 412958, 512775
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5101, -1.8014

Location: Wycliffe, Durham DL11 7HL

Locality: Wycliffe with Thorpe
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7HL

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Listing Text


7/196 Barn and attached
farmbuildings to
6.8.87 north of West
Middleton Farmhouse


Barn probably late C17 or early C18; farm buildings early C19. Coursed rubble
with roughly-shaped quoins; C19 parts have tooled quoins and dressings;
graduated stone slate roofs except for C20 asbestos sheets on wheelhouse.
Barn with lower ranges to east enclosing foldyard; and wheel-house on west.

Elevations to foldyard: Barn has stable door in blocked former cart entrance
with timber lintel; small barred window to right and slatted window above
left. Coped gables. South range is a 3-bay shelter shed with part-blocked
segmental arcade. North range in 2 sections: left part has 2 stable doors
and one boarded door, with timber lintels; right part, set back behind C20
shed, shows 2 segmental arches with boarded door to right.

End walls of barn show boarded windows in gables; stable door in south end.
Wheel-house has cart entrance under timber lintel on south.

Interior: Barn has storeyed south end; lst-floor joists carried by transverse
stop-chamfered beam; upper room has small fireplace. Main part of barn has
4-bay roof with raised cruck trusses, the central and southern trusses with
blades rising only to the collar. Two levels of purlins carried on extended
tie and collar; no ridge piece.

Listing NGR: NZ1295812775

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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