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Latitude: 54.7418 / 54°44'30"N
Longitude: -1.6401 / 1°38'24"W
OS Eastings: 423267
OS Northings: 538592
OS Grid: NZ232385
Mapcode National: GBR JFZL.QZ
Mapcode Global: WHC4W.S25Q
Entry Name: Scripton Farmhouse with Adjoining Dairy/Cheeseroom
Listing Date: 7 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120760
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109884
Location: Brancepeth, County Durham, DH7
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Brancepeth
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Brancepeth
Church of England Diocese: Durham
BRANCEPETH A 690
NZ 23 NW
5/2 Scripton Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings, with former dairy/cheese-room. Mid C19 for
Brancepeth Estate. Squared sandstone in narrow courses with ashlar dressings.
Graduated green slate roofs and ashlar chimney stacks. Tudor style. Main
block with dairy adjoining on left.
2-storey, 3-bay front, the centre bay projecting and cross gabled, the end
bays each with 2 openings. Openings in chamfered surrounds. Panelled door
at right and narrow 4-pane sashes at left. 12-pane sashes elsewhere. Small
round-arched louvred opening under dripmould in gable of centre bay. Small
gable over first-floor window of left bay. Steeply-pitched roof has overhanging
eaves with exposed rafter ends and verges with pierced bargeboards. Transverse
left end chimney and central ridge chimneys with tall octagonal stacks.
2-storey cross-gabled wing on right rear has similar details. One-storey,
octagonal-plan dairy has 12-pane sashes and a steeply-pitched pyramidal roof
with overhanging bracketed eaves. Central louvred octagonal lantern with
pyramidal roof and spike finial.
C20 additions on left rear of farmhouse are not of interest.
Listing NGR: NZ2326738592
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