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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1250035
English Heritage Legacy ID: 432129
Location: Hart, Hartlepool, TS27
Civil Parish: Hart
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Hart
Church of England Diocese: Durham
HART FRONT STREET
NZ 43 NE
(off north side)
1/38 Voltigeur Cottage
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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