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The Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cotherstone, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5701 / 54°34'12"N

Longitude: -1.9809 / 1°58'51"W

OS Eastings: 401330

OS Northings: 519434

OS Grid: NZ013194

Mapcode National: GBR GHLL.XJ

Mapcode Global: WHB4C.JDX9

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 12 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111209

Location: Cotherstone, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Cotherstone

Built-Up Area: Cotherstone

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 0119
(East side)
12/1/67 The Manor House
Large house. Possibly mid C17 core with early C18 and mid C19 alterations and
additions. Rendered rubble with ashlar details. Graduated slate roof and stone
chimney stacks.

Continuous 2-storey, irregular 5-bay front of 2 builds with raised quoins.
4-bay left section: partly-glazed 6-panel door in third bay in stone doorcase
with banded rustication, superimposed architrave, pulvinated frieze and cornice
hood. Wide late C20 canted bay window to left. Almost square, 2-pane sash in
architrave to right; 4 identical sashes and surrounds above. One-bay right
section, added in mid C19, has 2-pane sashes in projecting surrounds with
chamfered sills. Roof with coped gables and shaped kneelers. Left end rubble
stack with corniced rear section; tall rebuilt right end stack with top band.

Interior. Large bolection-moulded stone chimney-piece with corniced mantel set
across corner of hall. 2-flight, cut-string staircase with stick balusters and
ramped handrail. Roof structure: 2 upper crucks of heavy scantling, in older
left section of-house, flank central cross wall; crucks are tenoned into saddles,
have halved collars and support 2 tiers of trenched purlins. Similar C19 cruck
of lighter scantling in later right section.

Link section attached to right return is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0133019434

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

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