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Edge Hotel, Lynesack and Softley

Description: Edge Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111884

OS Grid Reference: NZ0755426558
OS Grid Coordinates: 407554, 526558
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6341, -1.8845

Location: 11 B6282, Lynesack and Softley, Durham DL13 5RG

Locality: Lynesack and Softley
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 5RG

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Listing Text

17/82 No. 26 (Edge Hotel)
and No. 27
Hotel and House. Circa 1840. Coursed squared sandstone with painted ashlar
dressings; roof graduated stone flags with stone gable copings. 2 storeys, 3
bays each. No. 28, at left, wider. Narrow plain stone surrounds to central
door of each building; flat stone lintels and thin projecting sills to late
C19 sashes of No. 26 and 16-pane sashes of No. 27. Roof has coping on gables
and between houses. 3 banded ashlar ridge chimneys, the left partly removed.
In 1790 a turnpike act was passed for a road between Middleton and Edge, known
then as West Pits. Source: J. Bailey General View of the Agriculture of Co.
Durham, 1813.

In important position closing the top of a steep road.

Listing NGR: NZ0755426558

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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