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Mere Beck Farmhouse, Byre and Pigsty

A Grade II Listed Building in Cotherstone, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5585 / 54°33'30"N

Longitude: -2.0808 / 2°4'50"W

OS Eastings: 394874

OS Northings: 518146

OS Grid: NY948181

Mapcode National: GBR FHXQ.9N

Mapcode Global: WHB4B.0PF7

Plus Code: 9C6VHW59+CM

Entry Name: Mere Beck Farmhouse, Byre and Pigsty

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111200

Location: Cotherstone, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Cotherstone

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Tagged with: Agricultural structure

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NY 91 NW
14/38 Mere Beck Farmhouse,
byre and pigsty
Farmhouse, byre and pigsty. Farmhouse dated 1742 on door lintel; early-mid C19
farmbuildings. Squared rubble. Farmhouse and pigsty have stone-flagged roofs;
byre has blue slate roof; stone chimney stacks. Farmhouse, with rear outshut,
has byre and pigsty attached to right.

2-storey, irregular 3-bay farmhouse with tall plinth and flush quoins. Central
replaced partly-glazed door, in flush surround with thin alternating jambs, has
lintel inscribed: 17 IP 42. Blank bay above door. Flanking 16-pane sashes
with flush sills and lintels. Roof has corniced end stacks with water tables.

Set-back 2-storey, narrow 2-bay byre with loft. Boarded door with square window
opening to left and C20 8-pane fixed light above. Single-storey, 2-bay pigsty,
attached to_right, has 2 boarded doors and a feeding chute to right. Monopitch
roof to lower rear wall.

Rear of right return of byre has external stone stairway leading to first-floor
boarded door.

Derelict, detached buildings, to left of farmhouse, are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NY9487418146

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