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Outbuildings and Wall to East of Edge Knoll Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hamsterley, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6808 / 54°40'50"N

Longitude: -1.7951 / 1°47'42"W

OS Eastings: 413309

OS Northings: 531767

OS Grid: NZ133317

Mapcode National: GBR HGX9.5V

Mapcode Global: WHC50.DLFZ

Entry Name: Outbuildings and Wall to East of Edge Knoll Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322774

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111853

Location: Hamsterley, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Hamsterley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hamsterley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

HAMSTERLEY DIDDRIDGE LANE
NZ13SW (East side)

11/52 Outbuildings and
wall to east of
Edge Knoll Farmhouse
5.2.87
GV II
Barn, stable, cartshed, byre and storage; fold-yard walls. Early to late C18
with C19 alterations. Sandstone rubble, with boulder plinth, quoins and ashlar
dressings; roofs Welsh slate, stone flags, corrugated iron and corrugated
asbestos. U-plan. Inner return of left range 2 storeys, 6 and 3 bays, and one
storey, one bay; one-storey, 4-bay rear range; right range one storey, 6 bays
on inner return with lower one-bay pent extension to sixth bay; fold-yard wall,
with wide central opening, bisects enclosed space.

First build at front of left range has flat stone lintels over boarded doors in
second and fifth bays, and Dutch door in fourth bay; boarded loft door to eaves
height in third bay; similar lintels over 3 ground-floor and 2 first-floor
partly-glazed openings, some with hit-and-miss ventilators. First-floor blank
in 2 right end bays except for 2 vent slits; Welsh slate roof. Lower second
build has old wood lintel over boarded door at left; square loft opening above
door: corrugated iron roof. One-storey, one-bay build adjacent has boarded
door, stone-flagged roof. Other ranges have varied openings, some blocked and
with C19 doors inserted, mostly segmental arches with voussoirs and alternate-
block jambs. Roof hipped at returns. Front gable of left range shows boulder
plinth; front gable of right range has double vehicle doors under wide
segmental arch with voussoirs, and alternate-block jambs, and flat stone lintel
over boarded door in pent extension.

Fold-yard wall c. one metre high with flat block coping has rough stone piers
flanking wide central entrance; right end abuts right range of buildings.


Listing NGR: NZ1330931767

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