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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1120760



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Brancepeth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109884

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BRANCEPETH A 690 NZ 23 NW (South side) Scripton 5/2 Scripton Farmhouse with adjoining dairy/cheese-room II Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings, with former dairy/cheese-room. Mid C19 for Brancepeth Estate. Squared sandstone in narrow courses with ashlar dressings. Graduated green slate roofs and ashlar chimney stacks. Tudor style. Main block with dairy adjoining on left. 2-storey, 3-bay front, the centre bay projecting and cross gabled, the end bays each with 2 openings. Openings in chamfered surrounds. Panelled door at right and narrow 4-pane sashes at left. 12-pane sashes elsewhere. Small round-arched louvred opening under dripmould in gable of centre bay. Small gable over first-floor window of left bay. Steeply-pitched roof has overhanging eaves with exposed rafter ends and verges with pierced bargeboards. Transverse left end chimney and central ridge chimneys with tall octagonal stacks. 2-storey cross-gabled wing on right rear has similar details. One-storey, octagonal-plan dairy has 12-pane sashes and a steeply-pitched pyramidal roof with overhanging bracketed eaves. Central louvred octagonal lantern with pyramidal roof and spike finial. C20 additions on left rear of farmhouse are not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2326738592

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National Grid Reference: NZ 23267 38592


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