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Island House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7406 / 54°44'26"N

Longitude: -2.1877 / 2°11'15"W

OS Eastings: 388012

OS Northings: 538418

OS Grid: NY880384

Mapcode National: GBR FF5M.5F

Mapcode Global: WHB3H.C3GM

Entry Name: Island House

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231317

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406432

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: St John's Chapel

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NY 83 NE and NY 8738

18/175 and 36/175 Island House


Defensible house, probably early C17. Thick, battered rubble walls, now
rendered; stone-flagged roof. 3 storeys, 2 bays, wide proportions. Ground
floor, originally a stable/byre, now has central door in plain stone surround.
16-pane sash at left and another above it. Other windows C20 pivoted casements,
all with stone lintels and sills. End chimneys. On right return a similar
door and steps to a first-floor doorway, now holding C20 door. To left of this
doorway a curved bread-oven projects. Small modern windows, one in old fire-
window opening.

C20 pent rear extension is not of interest.

Listing NGR: NY8801238418

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

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