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Voltigeur Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hart, Hartlepool

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Latitude: 54.708 / 54°42'28"N

Longitude: -1.2708 / 1°16'14"W

OS Eastings: 447081

OS Northings: 535017

OS Grid: NZ470350

Mapcode National: GBR MGK0.N3

Mapcode Global: WHD66.GX2N

Entry Name: Voltigeur Cottage

Listing Date: 2 June 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250035

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432129

Location: Hart, Hartlepool, TS27

County: Hartlepool

Civil Parish: Hart

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hart

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 43 NE
(off north side)
1/38 Voltigeur Cottage
-- II

Stable, now a cottage; mid/late C18; of random limestone rubble, rendered and
whitewashed. Mid C20 concrete tiled roof has stone gable coping, lateral
stack to left and ridge stack, both rendered. Single storey; sash window with
glazing bars either side of off-centre mid C20 boarded door. Further left is a
horizontal sash; all have painted stone lintels and sills. Stained glass
window to rear. Birthplace of Voltigeur, one of the most famous racehorses of
the C19, and winner of the Derby, St. Leger and Doncaster Cup in 1850. Cottage
adjoining right and mid C20 extension to left are not of interest. Dilapidated
at time of survey. Robert Wood, "West Hartlepool," 1967, p. 170; and "Ruffs'
Guide to the Turf", 1984, p.193.

Listing NGR: NZ4708135017

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