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The Nest, Wycliffe with Thorpe

Description: The Nest

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111793

OS Grid Reference: NZ1166014360
OS Grid Coordinates: 411660, 514360
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5244, -1.8214

Location: Wycliffe, Durham DL12 9TS

Locality: Wycliffe with Thorpe
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9TS

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Listing Text


7/202 The Nest


House, probably built as verger's cottage, dated 1779 on door lintel. Coursed
rubble with roughly-tooled quoins and cut dressings. Early C20 red tile roof
with stone slates to eaves; brick stacks, the left partly rebuilt. Left part
has late C20 pantiles with similar eaves. Central 4-panel door, with 3-pane
overlight, flanked by renewed 12-pane sashes; 9-pane casements above. All
openings with lintels tooled to represent voussoirs; and slightly-projecting
sills. Ridge gable coping; end stacks. Lower left bay has two 12-pane
casements with a 16-pane casement above.

Interior: 2-panel doors have panels with clipped corners, framed by raised
beading. Parlour fireplace has wood surround with carved ornament and cupboard
alongside with doors on axe-head hinges.

Listing NGR: NZ1165414359

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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