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The Cottage and Adjoining Farm Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7333 / 54°43'59"N

Longitude: -2.1411 / 2°8'27"W

OS Eastings: 391014

OS Northings: 537603

OS Grid: NY910376

Mapcode National: GBR FFHQ.80

Mapcode Global: WHB3J.29Q6

Entry Name: The Cottage and Adjoining Farm Buildings

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232217

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407554

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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Listing Text

STANHOPE SWINHOPEBURN
NY 93 NW NY 910376
19/278 The Cottage and
adjoining farm
buildings
GV II
House, with former house adjoining to left and further left barn with byre;
also right extension. Circa 1600 old defensible house, main house C17
remodelled in early C19, remainder early C19. Sandstone and limestone rubble
with ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roofs. Linear plan. Main house 2 storeys,
2 bays and added wider right bay. Ledged boarded and battened door in chamfered
surround in second bay. Stone inscribed W B M S Anno Domini 1620 set above.
Ledged boarded door in plain surround in right bay. Late C19 sashes with flat
stone lintels and projecting stone sills. Early house to left 3 low storeys,
one wide bay, with massive quoins. 2-panel door in wide-chamfered surround with
large irregular jambs. Inserted central door under rough lintel and boarded
opening at left. Similar lintel to boarded first-floor door; fragments of
external steps remain. Central boarded openings on upper floors. 2-storey,
3-bay barn at left has central blocked round arch with voussoirs, of a height
more suitable for ponies than horses, flanked by Dutch doors under stone lintels;
similar lintels and projecting stone sills to outer partly-glazed windows and
to 2 boarded pitching holes above. Roof has 3 square ridge chimneys, that at
right on massive external stack. Rear has higher ground level, with one-storey
outshut to 3-bay house, part under catslide roof; bank entry to first floor of
3-storey house.

Interior: oldest part has one-metre-thick left wall, with low blocked square-
headed door; fire in floor above; rear door opposite entrance blocked by raised
ground level. Later house has wide-chamfered beams and moulded joists; cast-
iron range in second floor.


Listing NGR: NY9101437603

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