LOW BURNLEA

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121569

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1987

Statutory Address: LOW BURNLEA, HOWLEA LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LOW BURNLEA, HOWLEA LANE

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: South Bedburn

National Grid Reference: NZ 10919 32242

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History

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Details

SOUTH BEDBURN HOWLEA LANE NZ 13 SW (East side) 11/167 Low Burnlea GV II House and barn, now 2 houses. Probably early C17, perhaps re-using earlier crucks, with C20 alterations. Sandstone rubble with boulder plinth; roof of C20 pantiles. Gable-entry plan. House 2 storeys, 3 bays; barn one high storey, 3 bays attached at right, with lower one-storey, one-bay right extension.

House has 3-light C20 windows with glazing bars, concrete sills and lintels, in outer bays; central bay blank. Similar 2-light window in centre of barn. Steeply-pitched house roof has 2 renewed end chimneys.

Interior of house shows beams, with ogee-stopped chamfers to floor joists in left half of single ground-floor room, and no joists in right half. 2 pairs of large crucks, those on rear wall rising from c.1.5 metres above ground level; roof shows large pegged extended collars, with through purlins resting on ends; and small collar at apex beneath renewed ridge set between tops of blades.

Rebuilt one-storey left extension, and C20 front porch not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1091932242

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 111969

Legacy System: LBS

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