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Latitude: 54.7445 / 54°44'40"N
Longitude: -1.5936 / 1°35'37"W
OS Eastings: 426258
OS Northings: 538914
OS Grid: NZ262389
Mapcode National: GBR KF9L.S0
Mapcode Global: WHC4X.H0CM
Entry Name: Cow House of Home Farm Burn Hall
Listing Date: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120665
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110174
Location: County Durham, DH1
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: Neville's Cross
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Durham St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Durham
DURHAM AND FRAMWLLGETE DARLINGTON ROAD
NZ23NE (West Side)
8/123 Cow House of Home Farm
Cow house and bull house. Design by Soane for George Smith, first used
probably at Marlesford, Suffolk in 1783. Sandstone ashlar; graduated
Lakeland slate roofs. Bull House, probably part of same design, of brick.
Curved plan with end and central pavilions, one storey and lofts in the
ends and one very high storey in the centre, linked by one-storey 3-bay
ranges of stalls. Circular bull house behind left range. High, wide
arch with impost bands in central pedimented pavilion; 3 arches in
linking stall ranges; arched openings in ground floor of end pavilions
and square pitching holes above with voussoirs and flat stone sills.
Pyramidal roofs over end pavilions. Bull house has flat stone lintels
and sills, curved in plan to door and to 2 window openings; conical
roof with stone ball finial.
Source: Pierre du la Ruffinire du Prey 'Oblivion for Soane's Cow Barn'
Country Life January 8, 1976 p.84.
Listing NGR: NZ2625838914
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