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Killhopeburn Shielding

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7705 / 54°46'13"N

Longitude: -2.2573 / 2°15'26"W

OS Eastings: 383542

OS Northings: 541763

OS Grid: NY835417

Mapcode National: GBR DFP8.2P

Mapcode Global: WHB38.9CB6

Entry Name: Killhopeburn Shielding

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230206

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404850

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Heatherycleugh

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

STANHOPE A689(South side,off)
NY 84 SW NY 835417
Killhopeburn
8/114 Killhopeburn Shieling

II

Bastle house with cowhouses added, now cowhouse and implement store. Late C16
and later. Roughly-squared sandstone rubble; roofs of Welsh slate and stone
flags, with corrugated iron rear pent roofs. 2 storeys, 5 bays. Oldest central
one-bay bastle has massive irregular quoins, the lowest one metre wide; C20
door under thin wood lintel; blank above. Boarded vehicle and store-room doors
in left part, and loft doors above. Higher right part has chamfered stone
lintel to left doorway; 3 first-floor boarded loft openings. Interior of right
part shows low round-headed doorway of bastle, with massive irregular chamfered
monolith arch and jambs. Right building has closely-spaced massive beams.
Other interiors not inspected.


Listing NGR: NY8354241763

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

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