BARN AND GIN-GANG 100 METRES SOUTH WEST OF FINCHALE ABBEY FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1159374
Date first listed:
14-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
BARN AND GIN-GANG 100 METRES SOUTH WEST OF FINCHALE ABBEY FARMHOUSE, FINCHALE AVENUE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BARN AND GIN-GANG 100 METRES SOUTH WEST OF FINCHALE ABBEY FARMHOUSE, FINCHALE AVENUE

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Framwellgate Moor
National Grid Reference:
NZ 29530 47106

Details

FRAMWELLGATE MOOR FINCHALE AVENUE NZ 24 NE (North side, off) 2/21 Barn and gin-gang 100m south-west of Finchale Abbey farmhouse GV II

Barn and gin-gang. Probably C17 incorporating medieval fabric; C18 and C19 alterations. Thinly-rendered sandstone rubble with quoins and ashlar dressings; roof of pantiles. One high storey, 5 bays and low front extension; gin-gang to rear. Old wood lintels, supplemented by newer beams, over wide opposed threshing doors with chamfered jambs; sill of door in front wall high above present ground level. Both doors partly blocked and with smaller boarded doors inserted under wood lintels. C19 front extension has half-hipped catslide roof on rubble piers, blocked with C20 shuttering. Left return has door, with sill above ground level, under old wood lintel; 3 tiered vent-slits in gable peak, distributed with axis to rear of present gable centre. Right return gable shows 5 holes for purlins of demolished adjacent building, under vent slit in gable peak. Rear elevation shows 2 rows of vent slits to right of door; 4 low octagonal piers, probably medieval, forming gin-gang with low walls between some; sawn-off beam in barn wall suggests gin-gang formerly roofed. Interior shows re-used tie-beam trusses, with wedges supporting 2 rows of purlins; diagonal mortices in soffits of tie-beams for braces to wall in former use. No ridge piece.

Listing NGR: NZ2951847106

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
110011
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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