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Co-Operative Stores

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7463 / 54°44'46"N

Longitude: -2.0036 / 2°0'12"W

OS Eastings: 399865

OS Northings: 539042

OS Grid: NY998390

Mapcode National: GBR GFGK.0C

Mapcode Global: WHB3D.6Y5R

Entry Name: Co-Operative Stores

Listing Date: 16 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406635

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Built-Up Area: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanhope and Rookhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NY 9939
(North side)
34/203 Stanhope
16.10.85 Co-operative Stores


Co-operative stores. Dated 1908; for Wear Valley Co-operative Society.
Sandstone ashlar and snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof
with red ridge tiles and terra-cotta finials. 3 storeys, 2 wide bays.
Recessed entrance framed by narrow pilasters at centre of each bay; flanking
shop windows framed by rusticated pilasters supporting continuous cornice;
first-floor shop lights with coloured top panes also framed by pilasters which
support entablature with dentilled cornice; fan-moulded semi-circular pediments
on outer pilasters. Top floor has central oriel, on bracket with scroll
inscribed LABOUR AND WAIT, flanked by sash windows under shaped gables, with
incised panels AD and 1908; moulded gable copings rest on corniced blocks with
ball finials. Half-hipped roof has tall fleur-de-lys finials. Included for
historic interest.

Listing NGR: NY9986539042

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

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