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Latitude: 54.6214 / 54°37'16"N
Longitude: -2.0802 / 2°4'48"W
OS Eastings: 394921
OS Northings: 525140
OS Grid: NY949251
Mapcode National: GBR FHX0.G4
Mapcode Global: WHB44.03QH
Entry Name: Tap Housing Circa 10 Metres West of Number 8
Listing Date: 26 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322766
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111923
Location: Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Middleton in Teesdale
Built-Up Area: Middleton-in-Teesdale
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Middleton-in-Teesdale
Church of England Diocese: Durham
MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE NEW TOWN
24/121 Tap housing circa
10 metres west
of No. 8
Tap housing. Circa 1827 for London Lead Company. Sandstone ashlar. Stone
kerbs in front of plain jambs supporting wider lintel, with pediment-shaped
coping set-back slightly, the whole c.0.8 metre high. Stone slab at back of
recess has tap set in top; wood backing above. Two iron bars from stone
slab to kerb form bucket stand. An example of the care with which the Lead
Company provided housing and facilities for its best workers, some thirty
years before public water supply was provided by the local authority.
Source: W. Fordyce, History and Antiquities of County Palatine of Durham,
1897, vol. II, p.67. Included for historical interest.
Listing NGR: NY9492125140
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