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Towler Hill Farmhouse, Cotherstone

Description: Towler Hill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 111213

OS Grid Reference: NZ0364117884
OS Grid Coordinates: 403641, 517884
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5562, -1.9452

Location: Cotherstone, Durham DL12 9DF

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

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Listing Text

NZ 01 NW
(North side,off)
16/50 Towler Hill Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Mid C18 house and late C18-early C19 left section,
the latter a byre conversion. Squared rubble; sandstone-flagged roof and stone
chimney stacks. Continuous, 2-storey front: 3-bay house, and left section of
2 wide bays. Flush quoins at ends and at joint between sections. Openings
have stone, flat-arched lintels with segmental tops. Left section openings
altered in late C20. Replaced 2-pane sashes.

House to right has central replaced glazed door and overlight; paired sashes in
late C20 opening to left, single sash to right and 3 windows above. Left section
has replaced partly-glazed door to right; single and paired sashes to left and
2 windows above. Continuous roof has coped gables and a coping above junction;
all copings have shaped kneelers. Right end stack, central and left ridge stacks;
all with top bands and water tables. Rear has scattered, replaced 2-pane sashes.

Interior: right ground-floor room of original farmhouse has large stone fireplace
with projecting lintel on corbelled jambs.

Listing NGR: NZ0364117884

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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