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Thorpe Grange Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wycliffe with Thorpe, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5102 / 54°30'36"N

Longitude: -1.8575 / 1°51'27"W

OS Eastings: 409321

OS Northings: 512770

OS Grid: NZ093127

Mapcode National: GBR HJG9.N0

Mapcode Global: WHC5R.FWPT

Entry Name: Thorpe Grange Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161229

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111779

Location: Wycliffe with Thorpe, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Wycliffe with Thorpe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Wycliffe St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 01 SE WYCLIFFE WITH THORPE A66
(North side, off)

6/188 Thorpe Grange
12.1.67 Farmhouse

GV II


House, formerly Inn. Late C18, reduced in size after 1944 fire. Squared
stone with cut dressings; graduated stone slate roof. L-plan. 2 storeys,
3 windows. Rusticated quoins. Left fielded-panel door with 3-pane overlight
in architrave with moulded frieze and cornice; right old bow windows with 8,-
12-and 8-pane sashes, beaded frieze and flat lead top. Renewed 12-pane
sashes in architraves above. Coped gables on moulded kneelers; low corniced
end stacks. Rear wing on right return shows 4-pane sash with renewed 12-pane
sash above.

Historical note; house is claimed to be the former George and New Inn, at
which Charles Dickens stayed while researching 'Nicholas Nickleby'.

C20 extension to rear and single-storey wing on west (replacing 3 bays of
original house destroyed in the fire)are not of special interest.


Listing NGR: NZ0932112770

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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