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Latitude: 54.8626 / 54°51'45"N
Longitude: -1.9162 / 1°54'58"W
OS Eastings: 405475
OS Northings: 551980
OS Grid: NZ054519
Mapcode National: GBR HD16.YP
Mapcode Global: WHB31.J1QL
Entry Name: Doctor's Cottage, 40 Metres North of Black Hedley Farmhouse
Listing Date: 18 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1156239
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240622
Location: Shotley Low Quarter, Northumberland, DH8
Civil Parish: Shotley Low Quarter
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Shotley St John
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
SHOTLEY LOW QUARTER BLACK HEDLEY
NZ 05 SE
23/251 Doctor's Cottage,
40; metres north of
Black Hedley farm-
Combination of house and lectern dovecote, mid-C18. East elevation
squared stone, others coursed rubble; cut dressings; slate roof.
2 storeys + attic dovecote, 2 bays, symmetrical. 1st floor band,
moulded string below attic, parapet with moulded cornice to returns
and rear. Central boarded door with chamfered surround, inside C20
glazed porch; flanking 16-pane sashes in architraves with pulvinated
frieze and band stepped forward to form cornice. Similar windows in
plain stone surrounds above, beneath smaller openings in stone
surrounds, each with 3 tiers of 4 circular pigeon holes, above
alighting bands. Ends of return parapet broken forward above string
course. Pent roof; parapet to rear with central pilaster. Left
return shows 12-pane sash on ground floor. Returns capped by
sculptured beasts (otter on north, fox on south) reputedly by Lough.
Twin projecting stacks to rear rebuilt C20. 1-storey extension to
north not of interest.
Listing NGR: NZ0547551980
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