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Dial Cottage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Longbenton, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0276 / 55°1'39"N

Longitude: -1.5718 / 1°34'18"W

OS Eastings: 427472

OS Northings: 570427

OS Grid: NZ274704

Mapcode National: GBR KBG9.HJ

Mapcode Global: WHC3C.TWQM

Entry Name: Dial Cottage

Listing Date: 27 February 1950

Last Amended: 19 February 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303253

Location: North Tyneside, NE12

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Killingworth

Built-Up Area: Longbenton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Killingworth St John

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

LONGBENTON GREAT LIME ROAD (north side)
NZ 27 SE
3/8 No. 108 (Dial Cottage)
(formerly listed in
27.2.50
Paradise Row, Great Lime
Road)
II*
3 houses, now one residence. Late c18/early Cl9. 2 builds: earlier build sandstone
rubble with quoins; later build at left of coursed squared sandstone with quoins;
pantiled roofs with rendered chimneys. One storey and attics, 2 and 4 bays.
Renewed door in second bay; blocked doors in bays 3 and 6. Flat stone lintels
to doors, to renewed sash windows with projecting stone sills and to 2 half-
dormers. Sundial dated 1816 set at slight angle above door and memorial tablet
to George Stephenson who lived here 1803-15 and is said to have made the sundial;
he built his first locomotive (Blucher) at the adjacent colliery wagon shops and,
on July 25th 1814, it was placed on the nearby wagonway, according to the
inscription above the door.


Listing NGR: NZ2747270427

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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