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Red Lion Inn and Red Lion Cottage, Cotherstone

Description: Red Lion Inn and Red Lion Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 111222

OS Grid Reference: NZ0120219645
OS Grid Coordinates: 401202, 519645
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5720, -1.9829

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)

30/59 Red Lion Inn
12/1/67 Red Lion Cottage
(Formerly listed as
GV Red Lion Inn)
Public House with cottage to left. Dated 1738, on door lintel of public house,
with later alterations. Squared rubble; cottage rendered. Concrete-tiled roof
with grey brick chimney stacks, Possibly a linear-plan farmstead with cross-
passage and byre to right, now a continuous 2-storey, 6-bay front. Ground-floor
right bay of cottage pertains to Public House.

4-bay Public House with raised-and-chamfered quoins. Replaced door, in third
bay, in slightly-projecting, tooled surround with lintel inscribed : TH 1738.
2 replaced 2-pane sashes in architraves to left; early C20 3-light sash window,
horse-tethering ring and blocked doorway to right. Blank bay above doorway
flanked by replaced 2-pane sashes, in architraves to left and in projecting
surrounds with extended sills to right.

Cottage, of 2 wide bays, with raised-and-chamfered quoins. Late C20 bay window
to left of 2 gabled porches. 2 replaced casements above in architraves.

Steeply-pitched roof with swept eaves. Rebuilt end stacks and 3 ridge stacks.

Rear wing to right, late C20 rear additions and gabled porches of cottage
section are not of special interest. Cottage included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ0120219645

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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