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Ushaw Home Farm Pigsties and Walls Attached to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Esh, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7868 / 54°47'12"N

Longitude: -1.6679 / 1°40'4"W

OS Eastings: 421451

OS Northings: 543594

OS Grid: NZ214435

Mapcode National: GBR JFS2.PV

Mapcode Global: WHC4H.BYZ7

Entry Name: Ushaw Home Farm Pigsties and Walls Attached to East

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350540

Location: Esh, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Esh

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Esh and Hamsteels

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

ESH USHAW
NZ 2143
14/34 Ushaw Fome Farm
pigsties and walls
attached and to east

GV II

Pigsties and wall attached; part of planned farm layout. 1851-2 by Joseph
Hansom. Coursed squared sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; cast iron
posts and iron-clad wood posts; roofs of Welsh slate with yellow ridge tiles,
and stone gable copings. Long range of sties on north side of yard, with wide
east and west entrances; south wall encloses exercise yard in front of south-
west sties, and continues to yard of south-east sties.

North range has paired sties with round-arched open doorways; diagonally-
recessed pairs of boarded doors flanked by square recesses over stone chutes
to troughs. Cast iron posts on front walls support roof.

Round-coped wall around front of pig-yard forms boundary to road, and curves
at entrances from road to farmyard. At west it forms exercise yard in front
of pent-roofed sty with open front, the roof supported on iron-covered wood
posts, and now partly blocked; at east it joins east wall of third building
with yard on west side, and boarded Dutch door in east facing farmyard entrance;
feeding chute on north side; hipped roof.

Part of the planned economy of the running of Ushaw College, with the pigs fed
by the waste from the college kitchens.

Short wall to east encloses house garden and corresponds to south-west pigsty,
forming walled entrance to farmyard.


Listing NGR: NZ2145143594

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