GREAT CHILTON FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121475

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1988

Statutory Address: GREAT CHILTON FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address: GREAT CHILTON FARMHOUSE

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Ferryhill

National Grid Reference: NZ 29877 30319

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Details

NZ 23 SE FERRYHILL GREAT CHILTON

6/27 Great Chilton Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. C17 with C18 and C19 alterations. Pebble-dashed render with painted ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings and painted rendered chimneys. L-plan. 3-storey, 3-bay main block with 2-storey, 2-bay right addition. Main block has central half-glazed panelled door; large C19 sashes in outer bays on first 2 floorsand small 4-pane fixed lights on top floor have projecting stone sills; first-floor windows the largest; top- floor windows slightly to right of each bay. Roof has moulded kneelers supporting raised copings which fade into massive stepped stacks with ashlar cornices.

Extension has glazed door at right, and late C19 sashes; long conservatory at right with pent roof. Right end gable coping; corniced chimneys at centre and right end of ridge. Left return of main block shows external stack. Rear has 2-storey wing to second bay of main house; pent one-storey extensions to outer bays; 2-storey extension to first bay of C19 build.

Interior shows large stone Tudor-arched fire surround on ground floor in first bay, with ogee-stopped chamfers to moulded jambs; smaller fire surround of same period transferred from first,floor, first bay to ground floor, third bay. Large panelled, corniced C17 stone fire surround in left bay of C19 build is imported from Gloucestershire.

C19 open-well stair in rear wing has narrow ramped handrail on stick balusters. Owner reports stone-mullioned window found beneath plaster in rear wing.

Altered roof has collared trusses with overlapping purlins, and waney rafters.

Listing NGR: NZ2987730319

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 112235

Legacy System: LBS

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