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Cottage and Stables Circa 100 Metres West of Kimbleworth Grange Farmhouse, Witton Gilbert

Description: Cottage and Stables Circa 100 Metres West of Kimbleworth Grange Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110018

OS Grid Reference: NZ2588846422
OS Grid Coordinates: 425888, 546422
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8120, -1.5987

Location: Witton Gilbert, Durham DH1 5SL

Locality: Witton Gilbert
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 5SL

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Listing Text

NZ 24 NE
(West end)
2/27 Cottage and stables
circa 100 metres
west of Kimblesworth
Grange farmhouse

Cottage and stables, now storage space and garages. Late C18/early C19.
Thinly-rendered sandstone rubble, with some large square blocks possibly
reused, with quoins and ashlar and brick dressings; Welsh slate roof with
brick chimneys. 2 storeys, 7 bays. 3-bay house at left has boarded central
door and 3-pane overlight under flat stone lintel; similar lintels over
flanking sash windows, the left renewed with 9 panes, the right a 16-pane
sash. First-floor windows have wood lintels at eaves, 4-pane sashes at left
and centre, and horizontal sliding sash with glazing bars at right. Stables
have 2 pairs of boarded vehicle doors at left; flat stone lintel over blocked
door in sixth bay; wood lintel over small square window at right; renewed
glazing bars in 3 fixed lights above, which have segmental brick arches, and
in fourth window with wood lintel. All sills project. Roof of 2 pitches,
that over stables lower, has red brick chimney at left end, yellow brick
chimney at right of third bay, and yellow brick chimney at right end. Right
gable of house higher than roofing material. Left return shows some large
blocks of stone; triangular stones form edges of both return gables. Rear
shows catslide roof of 2 pitches over one-storey outshuts to house, each
pitch extending across half of house. Stables have vent slits on first
Interior of house shows cast-iron kitchen range, with founder's mark 'Brumell
Newcastle' on round-doored oven and over fire, and initials TE over door.

Listing NGR: NZ2588846422

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Source: English Heritage

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