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Low Stonechester, Hamsterley

Description: Low Stonechester

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111850

OS Grid Reference: NZ1273029299
OS Grid Coordinates: 412730, 529299
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6586, -1.8042

Location: Daniel Lane, Hamsterley, Durham DL13 3NG

Locality: Hamsterley
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 3NG

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Listing Text

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18/49 Low Stonechester
Farmhouse. Early C18 with alterations. Thinly-rendered rubble with large
millstone grit quoins and ashlar dressings. Roof of pantiles, with 2 rows of
stone flags at rear eaves; rendered chimneys. 2 storeys, 2 bays, with one-
storey, one-bay right extension. North elevation has flat stone lintels and
sills to large ground-floor windows, with 6-pane fixed lights below 4-pane
transoms, and first-floor horizontal sliding sashes below 4-pane transoms at
eaves level. Roof has swept eaves and square end chimneys with top strings.
Blank set-back right extension Rear has door in one-storey, one-bay outshut
under catslide roof, and flat-roofed C20 2-storey, one-bay extension. Interior
shows 2-panel door between 2 ground-floor rooms; long, slightly arched fire
beam, and small cupboard above, now papered over; L-plan stair,in outshut,with
plain handrail and lower rail; roof trusses in first-floor rooms show feet of
principals below eaves.

Listing NGR: NZ1273029299

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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