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Emmerson Cottage muschamp House the Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7338 / 54°44'1"N

Longitude: -2.119 / 2°7'8"W

OS Eastings: 392434

OS Northings: 537650

OS Grid: NY924376

Mapcode National: GBR FFNP.1V

Mapcode Global: WHB3J.F85V

Entry Name: Emmerson Cottage muschamp House the Cottages

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Last Amended: 13 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231307

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406257

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Westgate

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Emmerson Cottage, The Cottages and Muschamp House

(Formerly listed as Brotherlee Farmhouse and house adjoining)

Farmhouse and two cottages, now three houses. Early C18. Pebble dash render with painted ashlar dressings; irregular plinth; stone-flagged roofs. L-plan. Two storeys, four and three wide bays. Left part Emmerson Cottage has glazed door in surround of chamfered alternate blocks, stepped with diagonal joint at corners; plain stone surround to ground floor right window and four first-floor square windows. Two cottages, 'The Cottages', at right have paired renewed doors in tooled stone surrounds between second and third bays; tooled stone lintels to three windows on each floor. Steeply-pitched roof of left part has end chimneys; right part has ridge and right end chimneys, all square with top string. Rear one-storey, four bay pent extension to right part. Rear wing to left part now a separate house, Muschamp House.

Interior: left part has early C18 panelled wall in ground floor with cupboard at left under keyed round architrave; two-panel door at right in pedimented doorcase with carved finial.

Listing NGR: NY9243437650

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