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Former Hearse House, Newbiggin

Description: Former Hearse House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111953

OS Grid Reference: NY9150727541
OS Grid Coordinates: 391507, 527541
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6429, -2.1331

Location: B6277, Newbiggin, Durham DL12 0TX

Locality: Newbiggin
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 0TX

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Listing Text

NY 92 NW
(South side)
14/151 Former hearse-house
Hearse house. Probably mid C19, after road built in 1830. Sandstone rubble
with ashlar dressings, and quoins; Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, one bay.
Boarded double doors in round-headed vehicle entrance with voussoirs. Left
return has flat stone lintels over blocked door and large blocked window
with projecting stone sill; external stairs removed. Gable to front with
top chimney; rear gable has second chimney, both with strings at slates level
and rear top.

Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NY9150727541

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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