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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: 1121515



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Sedgefield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 112145

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3/32 Cole Hill linked farmbuildings

II Planned farmstead. Late C19. Light-red engineering brick in Flemish bond; timber framing; Welsh slate roofs. Linked rectangular-plan south group and U-plan north group.

South group: 5 single-storey, parallel 6-bay ranges, running north-south, enclose central covered stockyard with loose-boxes to west and stables and smithy to east. 5-gabled south front has openings, under brick segmental arches, with Dutch doors, double doors and louvred ventilators. Range 3 has lunette, with stone sill, in gable. Ranges 2 and 4 are taller and have horizontally-planked gables. Roofs have overhanging verges and eaves. East return has similar openings between brick piers and truncated chimney of former smithy to south. West wall similar.

North group: 4 parallel 2-storey ranges of varying length run east-west and are attached to north wall of south group. 8-bay barn with lean-to range to south and 3-bay timber-framed shed and 7-bay Dutch barn to north. Barn has 3 tall timber-framed east bays with iron king posts and tie beams on vertical struts. Western bays are alternating brick and timber-faced with similar openings to south group; west bay has open cart shed; east gable has large, recessed, round-arched wall panel infilled with Flemish-bond grid with headers omitted to provide ventilation. 3-bay timber-framed shed attached to 3 east bays of barn. 7-bay Dutch barn has similar framing and brick gables (east end is blind; west end has ventilated grid). All gables are coped with shaped footstones.

This farmstead is one of a group built for the Sheraton estate and is unaltered and well-preserved.

Listing NGR: NZ4258931851

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National Grid Reference: NZ 42589 31851


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