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Gilmour House, Former Byre and Barn, Cotherstone

Description: Gilmour House, Former Byre and Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 111221

OS Grid Reference: NZ0114319744
OS Grid Coordinates: 401143, 519744
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5729, -1.9838

Location: B6277, Cotherstone, Durham DL12 9PF

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

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Listing Text

NZ 0119
(West side)
30/58 Gilmour House,
former byre and
Former farmhouse, byre and small barn. Late C18-early C19 with later alterations
and additions. Squared rubble. Slate roofs; byre has flagged eaves; barn has
stone-flagged roof. House has stone chimney stacks. Linear plan: house, with
attached byre to left, of one build; set-back barn attached to left of byre.

2-storey, 3-bay house with flush quoins to right. Central replaced, partly-
glazed door in flush tooled surround. Blank bay above doorway. Flanking
12-pane sashes have flush sills and slightly-segmental heads with flush voussoirs.
Steeply-pitched roof with stone ridge, coped grilles and shaped kneelers. End
stacks with top bands and water tables.

4-bay byre and loft with flush quoins to left. Scattered openings include 2
fixed lights and a replaced 9-pane sash to right. Steeply-pitched roof with
stone ridge, flagged eaves and a raised verge to left with reversed crowsteps.

Small barn with flush quoins to left.

Rear of house has 2-storey outshut to left and lower outshut to right. Rear of
byre has central Dutch door flanked by altered openings.

Interior: Gable end truss of byre has curved principals, halved at apex; collar
extends beyond principals to carry the purlins.

Byre and barn are included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ0114319744

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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