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Description: House and Wall Adjacent to Masterman Place Arch
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111921
OS Grid Reference: NY9496725286
OS Grid Coordinates: 394967, 525286
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6227, -2.0794
MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE MASTERMAN PLACE
24/119 House and wall
Reading room, now house. 1854 for London Lead Company. Coursed squared
sandstone with painted tooled ashlar dressings; roof of graduated stone
flags. Rubble sandstone wall. House one storey, 3 bays, with pent right
extension. Central C20 glazed door in tooled stone surround under stone-
bracketed ridged hood. Flanking sashes with fine glazing bars have flat
stone lintels and projecting stone sills. Left return has 2 narrow sashes
in similar style.
Rubble wall at left rear links to arch (q.v.) and has round coping. Right
flat-coped extension to house, with C20 openings, not of special interest.
Sources: W. Fordyce, History and Antiquities of the County Palantine of
Durham - 1857, II p.66.
A. Raistrick, Two Centuries of Industrial Welfare, 1974.
Listing NGR: NY9496725286
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Source: English Heritage
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