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Durant Farmhouse, Barn, Outhouses and Wall, Barrowden

Description: Durant Farmhouse, Barn, Outhouses and Wall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 November 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 186873

OS Grid Reference: SK9455700071
OS Grid Coordinates: 494557, 300071
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5902, -0.6056

Location: School Lane, Barrowden, Rutland LE15 8EQ

Locality: Barrowden
County: Rutland
Country: England
Postcode: LE15 8EQ

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Listing Text

SK 90 SW MAIN STREET (South Side)

6/43 No. 27 (Durant Farmhouse), barn,
outhouses and wall (farmhouse and
barn formerly listed)


House, barn, outhouses and wall. Later C16/early C17. Coursed rubble stone,
in part alternating with ashlar, with quoins and stone dressings and Collyweston
slate roof with moulded stone central ridge and end stacks of triple and double
flues. Stone coped gables to house. 2 storeys of 4 stone mullion windows, 3-light,
3-light, 4-light (these large, with transoms), and 3-light. On the ground floor
4-light, 4-light, doorway with Tudor arch, 2-light and 3-light. Windows have
rectangular leaded panes. To rear a small 2 storey wing and amongst others
further stone mullion windows. Inside are beams, an inglenook and several stone
fireplaces with Tudor arches. The barn extends to left of house and is connected
to it by a roofed carriageway. On its front and that of the left hand portion
of the house the striped effect of the stonework is prominent. The barn is
of 2 storey height, the 4 bay and 3 bay double purlin roof divided by massive
wall. Tie beams and collars. On front, from left, door with loft type door
over, tall loophole, large pair of doors, and further loop hole. To rear a
blocked wide door, a 1 storey C20 extension, and a 1 storey outhouse extending
from rear. A buttress to rear of both house and barn. Extending from right
end of house, similarly in rubble stone, 2 small outhouses, one with Welsh
slate roof and a boundary wall c2m. high with sloping top and stone coping.
John Durant in 1552 owned a property in Barrowden called Slawson's Thinge,
probably this house. After his death in 1551 it passed to his son, John, who
died in 1588.

Listing NGR: SK9455700071

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Source: English Heritage

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