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Cole Hill Linked Farmbuildings, Sedgefield

Description: Cole Hill Linked Farmbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 112145

OS Grid Reference: NZ4258931851
OS Grid Coordinates: 442589, 531851
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6799, -1.3410

Location: Hart, Hartlepool TS27 3ER

Locality: Sedgefield
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: TS27 3ER

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Listing Text


3/32 Cole Hill linked


Planned farmstead. Late C19. Light-red engineering brick in Flemish bond;
timber framing; Welsh slate roofs. Linked rectangular-plan south group and
U-plan north group.

South group: 5 single-storey, parallel 6-bay ranges, running north-south, enclose
central covered stockyard with loose-boxes to west and stables and smithy to east.
5-gabled south front has openings, under brick segmental arches, with Dutch doors,
double doors and louvred ventilators. Range 3 has lunette, with stone sill, in
gable. Ranges 2 and 4 are taller and have horizontally-planked gables. Roofs
have overhanging verges and eaves. East return has similar openings between
brick piers and truncated chimney of former smithy to south. West wall similar.

North group: 4 parallel 2-storey ranges of varying length run east-west and are
attached to north wall of south group. 8-bay barn with lean-to range to south
and 3-bay timber-framed shed and 7-bay Dutch barn to north. Barn has 3 tall
timber-framed east bays with iron king posts and tie beams on vertical struts.
Western bays are alternating brick and timber-faced with similar openings to south
group; west bay has open cart shed; east gable has large, recessed, round-arched
wall panel infilled with Flemish-bond grid with headers omitted to provide
ventilation. 3-bay timber-framed shed attached to 3 east bays of barn. 7-bay
Dutch barn has similar framing and brick gables (east end is blind; west end has
ventilated grid). All gables are coped with shaped footstones.

This farmstead is one of a group built for the Sheraton estate and is unaltered
and well-preserved.

Listing NGR: NZ4258931851

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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