GREY CROFT FARMHOUSE WITH OUTBUILDING AND FARMBUILDING ATTACHED

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203360
Date first listed:
26-Nov-1987
Statutory Address:
GREY CROFT FARMHOUSE WITH OUTBUILDING AND FARMBUILDING ATTACHED

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Location

Statutory Address:
GREY CROFT FARMHOUSE WITH OUTBUILDING AND FARMBUILDING ATTACHED

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Middleton in Teesdale
National Grid Reference:
NY 94250 26689

Details

MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE AUKSIDE NY92NW 14/90 Grey Croft farmhouse with outbuilding and farmbuilding attached GV II Farmhouse and former cottage, now outbuilding, with byre and house, now byre and loft attached. Probably early C18 with 1833 alterations and rebuilding of byre (dated over byre door) for A. Todd.C18 part thinly-rendered coursed rubble with millstone grit quoins, boulder plinth and ashlar dressings; stone- flagged roof. C19 part coursed squared sandstone with tooled coarse sandstone dressings and graduated green slate roof. Longhouse plan. 2 storeys, 9 bays. 2-bay house has flat stone lintel over inserted door at left, and flat stone lintels and sills, some re-used early C18 from smaller windows, to late C19 sashes at right and 2 above. Former house at left, now outbuilding/workshop, has some quoins to renewed door at right; early C18 re-used flat stone lintel and sill to ground-floor 4-pane sash; renewed 12-pane sash above; eaves slightly lower than those of house; details obscured by vegetation.

5-bay byre at right has plain stone surround to boarded cross-passage door in first bay; Dutch doors in second and fourth in tooled surrounds with impost blocks; similar surround to third-bay, first-floor boarded loft door, partly renewed and part early C19 with carved initials. Flat stone lintels and slightly-projecting stone sills to 2 fixed lights between doors. 4 square ridge chimneys, at ends of range and at ends of house. Interior shows blocked byre door and house door in cross passage , the house entrance with re-used cruck collar as lintel; peg-holes visible and owner reports mortices now concealed. Bulge in passage suggests house oven concealed by wall. Source: Vera Chapman 'The Aukside Estate of Anthony Todd' in Transactions of the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland New Series Vol. III, pp 75-86.

Listing NGR: NY9425026689

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
111893
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and North' in Transactions of the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and North, , Vol. 3, (), 75-86

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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Date: 03 Sep 2000
Reference: IOE01/02443/03
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