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Pear Tree Cottage and Attached Outbuildings, Hamsterley

Description: Pear Tree Cottage and Attached Outbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111873

OS Grid Reference: NZ1186431044
OS Grid Coordinates: 411864, 531044
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6743, -1.8175

Location: 1 Saunders Avenue, Hamsterley, Durham DL13 3PU

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

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Listing Text

23/71 Pear Tree Cottage
and attached
House and agricultural building attached. Probably late C18. Thin courses of
rubble with quoins and ashlar dressings; pantiled roofs, with some stone-
flagged eaves. 2-storey, 4-bay main block with one-storey, 2-bay right
extension. 6-panel door, the upper panels glazed, under flat stone lintel in
second bay; similar lintels to boarded doors in fourth bay and at head of side
stone steps, the lower part at right-angles to elevation, in third bay. Late
C19 sashes in first bay have flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills.
Right extension has boarded Dutch door at left, and small square boarded
window under thin wood lintel. Boarded door with flat stone lintel under
external stair. Stone eaves to main roof, which has small right end chimney.
Left end of ridge damaged where chimney has been removed. Return gables show
large triangular coping blocks.

Listing NGR: NZ1186431044

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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