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Amrita Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7468 / 54°44'48"N

Longitude: -2.2085 / 2°12'30"W

OS Eastings: 386673

OS Northings: 539118

OS Grid: NY866391

Mapcode National: GBR FF0K.N5

Mapcode Global: WHB39.1YLC

Entry Name: Amrita Cottage

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407619

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

STANHOPE WEST BLACKDENE
NY 83 NE Ireshopeburn

18/284 Amrita Cottage
GV II
House, probably originally a defensible house. C16, possibly incorporating
earlier fabric, with alterations. Rubble with irregular plinth; quoins, some
massive; ashlar dressings. Roof of C20 tiles with brick chimneys. 2 low
storeys, 4 bays. 2 steps up to boarded door under flat stone lintel in third
bay; C20 sashes with glazing bars under flat stone lintels, some renewed, and
with thin projecting stone sills. Blocked door at left; blocked narrow window
at-centre of first floor. Rear elevation has blocked Tudor-arched doorway,
with large irregular jambs supporting lintel with eroded inscription; one-
storey, 2-bay pent outshut has large quoin.

Interior: left, north part has round-headed arch in south wall, chamfered on
southern face. Ceiling was originally very low; floor since lowered; inserted
central stair.


Listing NGR: NY8667339118

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

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