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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: LEAP MILL FARMHOUSE AND AQUEDUCT WALL, WITH PIGSTY/HENHOUSE ATTACHED

List entry Number: 1240813

Location

LEAP MILL FARMHOUSE AND AQUEDUCT WALL, WITH PIGSTY/HENHOUSE ATTACHED, BUSTY BANK

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

County District District Type Parish
County DurhamUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jan-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 439361

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Details

NZ 15 NE STANLEY BUSTY BANK (West side) Burnopfield 2/158 (inset) Leap Mill Farmhouse and aqueduct wall, with pigsty/henhouse attached GV II* Farmhouse and mill. Early C18 with late C18 addition. Thinly-rendered sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and quoins; Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys. 2 builds: south elevation has 2-storey, 2-bay right house and mill; one-storey, 2-bay left addition on higher ground continuous with first floor of right part. First build has steps down to near-central boarded door under flat stone lintel; irregular fenestration of varied sizes, with late C19 sash on ground floor, and 16-pane sash above at left; small 4-pane light above door, and wide 2-pane light at right on first floor, with flat stone lintels. Roof has C20 skylights and 3 ridge chimneys. Right return has small square lights to mill, and pit for overshot mill wheel. Pigsty/henhouse; attached and set back at right over mill race, has rear walled enclosures and single hen-hole. Second build at left has steps up to boarded door, and 16-pane sash at left, with flat stone lintels. Interior: stop-chamfered stone surround to internal door to mill, now enclosed in rear extension. Complete mill machinery, the upper wheels of wood, the lower of cast iron with wood cogs; 2 sets of mill-stones. Circa 80 cm-wide stone wall, breaking forward at right and extending the length of the garden, formerly held aqueduct for mill.

Listing NGR: NZ1755657226

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National Grid Reference: NZ 17556 57226

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