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Outbuilding South of Messenger House

A Grade II Listed Building in Benfieldside, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8701 / 54°52'12"N

Longitude: -1.8593 / 1°51'33"W

OS Eastings: 409128

OS Northings: 552821

OS Grid: NZ091528

Mapcode National: GBR HDG4.80

Mapcode Global: WHC40.DVVD

Plus Code: 9C6WV4CR+27

Entry Name: Outbuilding South of Messenger House

Listing Date: 21 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439000

Location: County Durham, DH8

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Benfieldside

Built-Up Area: Consett

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Benfieldside

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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(South side)
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5/73 (inset) Outbuilding south of
Messenger House

Cart shed and loft. Early C19. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings
and quoins; Welsh slate roof with stone gable coping. 3 storeys, one bay with
ground sloping down to right. Boarded Dutch door at right under flat stone
lintel;similar lintel and projecting stone sill to boarded window at left, the
sill at ground level; similar lintels and sill to boarded first-floor loft door
and smaller second-floor window with slatted lower part and upper glazing bars,
now without glass and boarded on inside. Large sandstone blocks in double
parabola around this opening probably formerly supported hoist. 2-storey rear
on higher ground has double boarded vehicle doors in alternate-block jambs
under flat stone lintel; stone shelf and blocked pigeon holes in gable peak
over boarded loft opening. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ0912852821

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