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Little Burdon Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Morton Palms, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5417 / 54°32'30"N

Longitude: -1.4934 / 1°29'36"W

OS Eastings: 432874

OS Northings: 516391

OS Grid: NZ328163

Mapcode National: GBR LH0X.HP

Mapcode Global: WHD72.134K

Entry Name: Little Burdon Cottage

Listing Date: 27 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320019

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350471

Location: Morton Palms, Darlington, DL1

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Morton Palms

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Sadberge

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 31 NW (South side)

5/3 Little Burdon


Former farmhouse now cottage. Late C17 with later additions and alterations.
Hand-made brick (partly rendered and painted on front and right return);
pantiled roofs; rear wing has roof of ridged concrete tiles; rebuilt brick
chimney stacks. Hearth-passage plan main block with wings on left return and
at right-angles on right rear.

2-storey main block; 4 ground-floor openings and 3 above. Decorative brickwork:
dentilled band between storeys; 2 raised lozenges on first floor; cogged eaves.
Doorway at left into hearth passage has basket-arched head, raised keystone and
impost blocks; similar doorway on rear. Altered openings elsewhere: later
doorway at right flanked by 6-pane sashes; 24-pane horizontal-sliding sash and
two late C20 casements above. Renewed steeply-pitched roof set below line of
original roof. Ridge and left end stacks flanking hearth passage; stepped
external chimney projecting on right return.

Single-storey, 2-bay wing at left has altered door and window openings, stepped
eaves bands and steeply-pitched roof.

Projecting 2-storey stair bay on rear of main block has a blocked 2-light wood-
mullioned window. 2-storey, 4-bay rear wing of 2 builds has altered openings
and a steeply-pitched roof.

Listing NGR: NZ3287416391

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

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