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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: THORPE FARMHOUSE AND ADJACENT OUTBUILDINGS

List entry Number: 1322760

Location

THORPE FARMHOUSE AND ADJACENT OUTBUILDINGS, A66

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

County District District Type Parish
County DurhamUnitary AuthorityWycliffe with Thorpe

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: 111778

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Details

NZ 01 SE WYCLIFFE WITH THORPE A66 (North side)

6/187 Thorpe Farmhouse 12.1.67 and adjacent outbuildings

GV II*

House and outbuildings. Mid-C18, perhaps by Thomas Robinson. House tooled ashlar except for coursed rubble rear elevation, outbuildings squared stone; graduated stone slate roofs.

South elevation 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Plinth. Giant round-arched recesses enclosing central 6-panel door with 4-pane overlight in corniced architrave, and 12-pane sash windows, the lower with flat-arched lintels and the upper with segmental-arched heads; band forming imposts of arches and sills of upper windows. Hollow-chamfered eaves cornice. Hipped roof; tall stepped-and-banded lateral stacks. Set back to each side is a single-storey outbuilding, without openings; hip-ended roofs.

Rear elevation shows central 6-panel door with 4-pane overlight, 16-pane ground floor sashes and 12-pane shorter sashes (one renewed) above; all openings in stone surrounds, the door with a moulded cornice. Left outbuilding shows boarded door and 16-pane sash, right outbuilding boarded double doors.

Interior: Doors of 6 fielded panels, those in rear passage with tall overlights; panelled shutters. West ground floor room has fireplace in moulded stone surround with fluted keystone, chair rail and built-in cupboard with fluted pilasters and dentil cornice. West rear room was former police lock-up; door with observation panel. Cellar with old stone wine bins. Dogleg open-string stair with 2 urn-on-vase balusters per tread, bulb-and- umbrella newel and moulded ramped handrail. Dogleg closed-string back stair with square newels and stick balusters. Roof has 4 queen-post trusses; 3 levels of purlins, with tusk tenons.

Listing NGR: NZ0939012716

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National Grid Reference: NZ 09390 12716

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