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Skerningham Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Barmpton, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5612 / 54°33'40"N

Longitude: -1.5273 / 1°31'38"W

OS Eastings: 430663

OS Northings: 518546

OS Grid: NZ306185

Mapcode National: GBR KHSP.4P

Mapcode Global: WHC5Q.HMX4

Entry Name: Skerningham Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350373

Location: Barmpton, Darlington, DL1

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Barmpton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Haughton-le-Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 31 NW
5/24 Skerningham


Farmhouse. Late C18 with early C19 alterations. Narrow brick in English
bond, roughcast returns and rear; pantiled roof; old brick chimney stacks.
2 storeys, 4 bays. Partly-glazed 4-panel door and overlight with radial
glazing in bay to left of centre; doorway behind late C20 glazed porch.
Replaced 16-pane sashes with projecting stone sills and rubbed-brick flat
arches. Steeply-pitched roof has stone-coped gables and shaped kneelers.
End and ridge stacks with top bands. Altered fenestration and round-arched
stair window with margined glazing on rear. Farmbuilding on right return is
not of special interest.

Skerningham was the home of noted cattle breeder Charles Colling (1720-1790).

(K. Proud and R. Butler, The Origins and Early Development of Shorthorn Cattle,

Listing NGR: NZ3066318546

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