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Low Stonechester

A Grade II Listed Building in Hamsterley, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6586 / 54°39'31"N

Longitude: -1.8042 / 1°48'15"W

OS Eastings: 412730

OS Northings: 529299

OS Grid: NZ127292

Mapcode National: GBR HGVK.6S

Mapcode Global: WHC56.853G

Entry Name: Low Stonechester

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111850

Location: Hamsterley, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Hamsterley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hamsterley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

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18/49 Low Stonechester
Farmhouse. Early C18 with alterations. Thinly-rendered rubble with large
millstone grit quoins and ashlar dressings. Roof of pantiles, with 2 rows of
stone flags at rear eaves; rendered chimneys. 2 storeys, 2 bays, with one-
storey, one-bay right extension. North elevation has flat stone lintels and
sills to large ground-floor windows, with 6-pane fixed lights below 4-pane
transoms, and first-floor horizontal sliding sashes below 4-pane transoms at
eaves level. Roof has swept eaves and square end chimneys with top strings.
Blank set-back right extension Rear has door in one-storey, one-bay outshut
under catslide roof, and flat-roofed C20 2-storey, one-bay extension. Interior
shows 2-panel door between 2 ground-floor rooms; long, slightly arched fire
beam, and small cupboard above, now papered over; L-plan stair,in outshut,with
plain handrail and lower rail; roof trusses in first-floor rooms show feet of
principals below eaves.

Listing NGR: NZ1273029299

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

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