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Gable End Rokeby House The Cottage, Rokeby

Description: Gable End Rokeby House The Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111716

OS Grid Reference: NZ0888013047
OS Grid Coordinates: 408880, 513047
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5127, -1.8643

Location: The Street, Rokeby, Durham DL12 9SD

Locality: Rokeby
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9SD

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Listing Text

NZ 0813 ROKEBY A66
(South side, off)

14/127 - Rokeby House,
The Cottage,
and Gable End


3 houses. Various C18 dates except for Rokeby House; Rokeby House added
and all houses refenestrated in early C19. Squared stone with tooled-and-
margined lintels; Rokeby House has graduated stone slate roof, the other
houses C20 concrete tiles. 2 storeys, 7 bays. in all. 2-bay Rokeby House
at left is slightly taller than the others and has a 4-panel door with 4-pane
overlight; other doors renewed. 16-pane sash windows (except for one C20
bow). Old angle quoins visible in the front elevation evidence 4 stages of
addition to an early C18 2-bay original house. End and 4 ridge stacks.
12-pane Yorkshire sash on right return.

1½-storey rear wing to Rokeby House has 3 low fixed windows, heavily barred,
in chamfered surrounds.

Interior: Rokeby House was Greta Bridge police station in C19. In rear
wing 2 cells with original doors and vertical-sliding iron shutters.

Listing NGR: NZ0888013047

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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