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Morley Farmhouse and Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Brancepeth, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.749 / 54°44'56"N

Longitude: -1.6583 / 1°39'29"W

OS Eastings: 422092

OS Northings: 539387

OS Grid: NZ220393

Mapcode National: GBR JFVJ.SF

Mapcode Global: WHC4P.HWKR

Entry Name: Morley Farmhouse and Cottage

Listing Date: 24 May 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323197

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109897

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

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Listing Text

BRANCEPETH MORLEY LANE
NZ 23 NW
(West side)
5/16 Morley Farmhouse
24/5/78 and Cottage
GV II
Farmhouse and cottage. Early C18 with early C19 cottage. Large squared and
coursed sandstone rubble; ridged concrete roof tiles and brick chimney stacks.
Central hearth-passage farmhouse with cottage on right return. 2 storeys.
Wide 3-bay farmhouse with rubble plinth and roughly-squared quoins at left.
Central replaced door and narrow overlight in surround with alternating jambs
and rendered lintel. Altered window openings with flush lintels and projecting
sills: late C20 casements flanking door; two 16-pane sashes and replaced
casement above, set immediately under eaves. Eaves raised probably in early
C19. 2-bay cottage has boarded door and replaced sashes. Continuous steeply-
pitched roof with swept eaves and raised verges. Reverse-stepped gable at
left. Square-plan, hand-made brick stacks at left end and centre. Rebuilt
right end stack. Added single-storey outshut on rear.


Listing NGR: NZ2209239387

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