Hunderthwaite Farmhouse And Attached Farmbuildings

8 Aug 2000
Hunderthwaite Farmhouse And Attached Farmbuildings, Hunderthwaite, Teesdale, Durham
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

HUNDERTHWAITE HUNDERTHWAITE NY 92 SE (South side) 10/86 Farmhouse and attached farmbuildings II Farmhouse and attached farmbuildings. Farmhouse dated 1730 (on door lintel) built by William Dent; farmhouse and farmbuildings altered in mid-late C19.

Dressed and rubble sandstone; house, formerly heather thatched, has Welsh slate roof and stone chimneys; farmbuildings have stone-flagged roofs. Altered cross- passage, linear plan with attached flanking farmbuildings.

2-storey farmhouse. Wide, 2-bay garden front has replaced casements in projecting, nearly-square surrounds. Replaced door to left with lintel inscribed 17 WD 30. Steeply-pitched roof. External gable chimneys have stacks with top ledges.

2-storey farmbuildings have flush quoins. Scattered boarded and Dutch doors and first-floor openings in projecting tooled surrounds. Long left range has external stone stairway near farmhouse end. Shorter right range has scattered breathers. Low-pitched roofs with coped gables.

Several single-storey rear outshuts, under stone and slate lean-to roofs, have replaced fenestration. Right outshut has tall external chimney.

Interior not inspected but said to retain original features including panelled doors and upper crucks.

(V. Chapman, "Heather thatched buildings in the Northern Pennines", Transactions of the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Northumberland and Durham, New Series Vol 6, 1982).

Listing NGR: NY9861621021


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1212 IOE Records taken by Derek Le Mare; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Derek Le Mare. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Le Mare, Derek

Rights Holder: Le Mare, Derek


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