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The Grey Horse Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shildon, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6321 / 54°37'55"N

Longitude: -1.6543 / 1°39'15"W

OS Eastings: 422414

OS Northings: 526387

OS Grid: NZ224263

Mapcode National: GBR JGWW.N9

Mapcode Global: WHC58.KTGT

Plus Code: 9C6WJ8JW+V7

Entry Name: The Grey Horse Public House

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112186

Location: Shildon, County Durham, DL4

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Shildon

Built-Up Area: Shildon

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Shildon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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(West side)

4/70 No. 2 (The Grey Horse
Public House)


Public house. Circa 1835. Dressed sandstone, Welsh slate roof and grey brick
chimneys. Symmetrical, 2-storey, 3-bay front has raised-and-chamfered quoins.
Openings in flush stone surrounds. Central, late C20 door, with replaced 2-pane
sash to left and early C20 glazed shop front to right. Three 6-pane sashes
above with segmental-headed upper lights. Roof has 2 end chimneys and a later
axial stack rising near eaves at right end.

The Grey Horse Public House (formerly the Surtees Arms) was the home of local
mine-owner, publican and rail-coach pioneer, Daniel Adamson. Listed for historic

(R. Corkin, Shildon, Cradle of the Railways, 1977)

Listing NGR: NZ2241426387

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