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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: 1230040



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Stanhope

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 404877

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STANHOPE A689(North side,off) NY 93 NE Stanhope 20/123 Greenhead farmhouse and outbuilding 31.1.67 attached II*

Farmhouse. C17 and later. Roughly-coursed and squared sandstone and limestone with plinth, quoins and ashlar dressings. Stone-flagged roof with stone gable copings. 3 storeys, 3 bays and one-storey, 2-bay right extension, the second bay later. Renewed door at left of one-storey part in moulded, flat-Tudor- arched surround. Main building has 5-light single-chamfered stone-mullioned windows, under drip moulds, with inserted fixed light between. Vertical iron bars in 2 lights of left window. Central first-floor 3-light flanked by 4- light windows, and 2 second-floor 2-light windows, in similar-style. Stone- bracketed eaves; corniced ashlar end chimneys, on corniced plinth and with one further set-back, on gable copings resting on ogee-moulded kneelers. Right extension has 12-pane sash under -flat stone lintel and 3-pane overlight; blocked narrow door and small opening at right; ridge chimney. Rear has stair wing with two 2-light windows, the lower blocked; flat Tudor-arched surround to door opposite main door.

Interior: flat Tudor-arched stone doorways to main room, to stair wing, and from stair wing to first floor; similarly-shaped chimney pieces on both floors, that on second floor at left with stepped centre moulding. One upper fireplace has smaller simpler flat Tudor-arched chimney piece inserted, and a Regency grate, partly removed, within. Pin-hung ledged and boarded studded door to main room. Large, reverse ogee-stopped chamfered beams. Closed-well close- string stair has stone lower steps; round-topped moulded handrail, with 3 simple grooves for grip on wide stick balusters; square newels. Undergoing restoration at time of survey, and tenoned foot of central upper cruck revealed in front between first and second floors; no other parts of upper crucks visible, and roof renewed.

Listing NGR: NY9772539627

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National Grid Reference: NY 97725 39627


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