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Butter Stone

A Grade II Listed Building in Cotherstone, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5607 / 54°33'38"N

Longitude: -2.0019 / 2°0'6"W

OS Eastings: 399973

OS Northings: 518384

OS Grid: NY999183

Mapcode National: GBR GHGP.DW

Mapcode Global: WHB4C.6MYK

Entry Name: Butter Stone

Location: Cotherstone, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Parish: Cotherstone

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111225

Source ID: 1121050

Listing Text

COTHERSTONE MOOR ROAD
NY 91 NE 999184
(West side,off)
15/62 Butter Stone
II

Grooved, roughly-pyramidal boulder about 0.75 metre high. This boulder was
used during the 1663-5 plague as an exchange point where the inhabitants of
Barnard Castle could leave money for produce left by the farmers of the region
without the 2 groups ever meeting. The stone is listed for historical interest.

(Allan Ramsden, Cotherstone and its Neighbourhood, 1911).


Listing NGR: NY9997318384

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