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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.

Name: BARFORTH HALL WITH ATTACHED OUTBUILDING TO NORTH EAST

List entry Number: 1121707

Location

BARFORTH HALL WITH ATTACHED OUTBUILDING TO NORTH EAST

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

County District District Type Parish
County DurhamUnitary AuthorityBarforth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111596

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Details

NZ 11 NE BARFORTH BARFORTH HALL

4/7 Barforth Hall with attached outbuilding 12.1.67 to north-east

GV II*



Manor house. Late medieval, altered early C19 and mid C20. Stone, pebble- dashed and colour-washed, with cut dressings. C20 grey tile roof except for stone slabs on north-east wing and pantiles on outbuilding. Ranges around rectangular courtyard; west range demolished in early C19.

North elevation: main part 2 storeys, 3 bays. Central 4-centred carriage arch of 2 moulded orders on semi-octagonal responds with moulded capitals; hollow- chamfered hood. Window of 5 elliptical-arched lights above. Gabled left bay has three C20 casements with 2 renewed 4-pane sashes over. Right bay has 8- pane Yorkshire sash to left of pent outbuilding with 2 boarded doors; boarded door and lead-latticed casement on left return. Far left single-storey 2-bay extension with boarded door and C20 casement and 2 reset windows, each of 2 round-arched lights,on the left return. East elevation shows projecting stepped lateral stack, and various windows. Later openings on south front; door in cross-passage postion.

Elevations to courtyard: North: double-chamfered carriage arch, and two old 3- light windows above. South range shows old studded door in hollow-chamfered flat-pointed arch in square frame, with hoodmould. Renewed 12-pane sash and old 3-light window above; large projecting stepped stack to right.

Interior: largely remodelled C20. North room of east range has heavy chamfered ceiling beams and joists with broach stops; south room has similar beams and joists with hollow-chamfered stops; mortices and grooves show former partition and door positions. Old door in south range has remains of leather hinges, and drawbar. Original roof trusses mostly of principal-rafter type, but three are closed king-post trusses with herringbone studding, lath and daub infill. In south-east gable a blocked window of 3 round-headed lights, concealed externally.

Listing NGR: NZ1638216695

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National Grid Reference: NZ 16382 16695

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