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Mere Beck Farmhouse, Byre and Pigsty, Cotherstone

Description: Mere Beck Farmhouse, Byre and Pigsty

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 111200

OS Grid Reference: NY9487418146
OS Grid Coordinates: 394874, 518146
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5585, -2.0808

Location: Cotherstone, Durham DL12 9UP

Locality: Cotherstone
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9UP

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Listing Text

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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