COWCLOSE HOUSE AND ADJACENT BYRE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1160281
Date first listed:
28-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
COWCLOSE HOUSE AND ADJACENT BYRE, COW CLOSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
COWCLOSE HOUSE AND ADJACENT BYRE, COW CLOSE

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Barningham
National Grid Reference:
NZ 06382 09586

Details

NZ 00 NE NZ 06380958 BARNINGHAM COW CLOSE

10/56 Cowclose House and adjacent byre

II

House and attached byre. Dated 1697 with initials I.L. on door lintel: altered and reroofed in early C19. Rubble with large cut quoins and dressings; graduated stone slate roof.

1-storey, in 2 sections: left part is 2-bay house with centre boarded door in moulded surround with dated lintel. Flanking stone-surround windows, lost carpentry, with slightly-projecting sills. To right is 2-bay byre: left bay behind added outbuilding, right bay with stable door and boarded door in heavy block surrounds.

Boarded door in similar surround at rear of byre; slit vent and blocked opening under timber lintel.

Interior of house retains fireplace with chamfered basket arch holding C19 ironwork.

Empty and in poor condition at time of survey.

Later outbuilding on east, now roofless, is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0638209586

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
111645
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 22 May 2004
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