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Yew Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Windlestone, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6534 / 54°39'12"N

Longitude: -1.5936 / 1°35'36"W

OS Eastings: 426320

OS Northings: 528774

OS Grid: NZ263287

Mapcode National: GBR KG9M.SN

Mapcode Global: WHC59.H9CH

Entry Name: Yew Cottage

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112282

Location: Windlestone, County Durham, DL17

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Windlestone

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Coundon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(South side, off)
Windlestone Park

9/82 (inset) Yew Cottage


House, at one time for the steward of the Windlestone estate. Mid C18,
enlarged early C19 for Eden family. Painted render with painted ashlar
dressings and rear painted quoins; roof graduated Lakeland slate with stone
gable copings, roll-moulded ridge, and painted brick chimneys. 2 storeys,
3 bays. Central door with 6 flat panels under 4-pane overlight, in tooled
stone surround with scroll-bracketed cornice hood. 12-pane sashes above and
in outer bays. Roof copings rest on moulded kneelers; end chimneys. Rear
elevation has central door, sashes with glazing bars, and one window altered.

Interior: single-pile C18 house enlarged by altering rear. Front part has
central dogleg stair with ramped moulded handrail on column-and-vase balusters
and closed string; splat newels; upper end of first balustrade ramped down to
accommodate string of next flight. First-floor chimneypieces have bolection-
moulded surrounds below shaped fascia and cornice, with cast-iron grates.
Rear part has central narrow open-dell stair with curved handrail on stick
balusters and open string. Boarded doors in rear kitchen, 6-panel doors in
upper rear rooms. Solid wall between staircases now has door inserted at

Listing NGR: NZ2632028774

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

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