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Low Burnlea, South Bedburn

Description: Low Burnlea

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111969

OS Grid Reference: NZ1091932242
OS Grid Coordinates: 410919, 532242
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6851, -1.8321

Location: Howlea Lane, Bedburn, Durham DL13 3PE

Locality: South Bedburn
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 3PE

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Listing Text

NZ 13 SW
(East side)
11/167 Low Burnlea
House and barn, now 2 houses. Probably early C17, perhaps re-using earlier
crucks, with C20 alterations. Sandstone rubble with boulder plinth; roof of
C20 pantiles. Gable-entry plan. House 2 storeys, 3 bays; barn one high
storey, 3 bays attached at right, with lower one-storey, one-bay right

House has 3-light C20 windows with glazing bars, concrete sills and lintels,
in outer bays; central bay blank. Similar 2-light window in centre of barn.
Steeply-pitched house roof has 2 renewed end chimneys.

Interior of house shows beams, with ogee-stopped chamfers to floor joists in
left half of single ground-floor room, and no joists in right half. 2 pairs
of large crucks, those on rear wall rising from c.1.5 metres above ground
level; roof shows large pegged extended collars, with through purlins resting
on ends; and small collar at apex beneath renewed ridge set between tops of

Rebuilt one-storey left extension, and C20 front porch not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1091932242

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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