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County Library Branch

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7465 / 54°44'47"N

Longitude: -2.0051 / 2°0'18"W

OS Eastings: 399770

OS Northings: 539065

OS Grid: NY997390

Mapcode National: GBR GFFK.P8

Mapcode Global: WHB3D.5YGL

Entry Name: County Library Branch

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231493

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406638

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
(south side)
34/206 County Library


Library. Circa 1890 incorporating part of early C19 Rectory outbuilding. Thin
courses of sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; roof of plain tiles with
stone gable copings; stone-flagged roof on outbuilding. Tudor revival style.
One storey, one bay to street and in right return. Elevation to street has
central window with 3 stone-mullioned elliptical-headed lights under label
mould. Gable coping on flat kneelers. Roof extends beyond coping on right
return and has corniced ashlar rear ridge chimney. Right return has shallow
canted bay window of 3 lights in same style as on street front; small square
window at right in stone surround. Attached outbuilding contains elliptical-
headed moulded stone doorway with boarded door.

Listing NGR: NY9977039064

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

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