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The Manor House, Cotherstone

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 111209

OS Grid Reference: NZ0133019434
OS Grid Coordinates: 401330, 519434
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5701, -1.9809

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

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Listing Text

NZ 0119
(East side)
12/1/67 The Manor House
Large house. Possibly mid C17 core with early C18 and mid C19 alterations and
additions. Rendered rubble with ashlar details. Graduated slate roof and stone
chimney stacks.

Continuous 2-storey, irregular 5-bay front of 2 builds with raised quoins.
4-bay left section: partly-glazed 6-panel door in third bay in stone doorcase
with banded rustication, superimposed architrave, pulvinated frieze and cornice
hood. Wide late C20 canted bay window to left. Almost square, 2-pane sash in
architrave to right; 4 identical sashes and surrounds above. One-bay right
section, added in mid C19, has 2-pane sashes in projecting surrounds with
chamfered sills. Roof with coped gables and shaped kneelers. Left end rubble
stack with corniced rear section; tall rebuilt right end stack with top band.

Interior. Large bolection-moulded stone chimney-piece with corniced mantel set
across corner of hall. 2-flight, cut-string staircase with stick balusters and
ramped handrail. Roof structure: 2 upper crucks of heavy scantling, in older
left section of-house, flank central cross wall; crucks are tenoned into saddles,
have halved collars and support 2 tiers of trenched purlins. Similar C19 cruck
of lighter scantling in later right section.

Link section attached to right return is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0133019434

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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