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The Grey Horse Public House, Shildon

Description: The Grey Horse Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 112186

OS Grid Reference: NZ2241426387
OS Grid Coordinates: 422414, 526387
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6321, -1.6543

Location: 2 Byerley Road, Shildon, Durham DL4 1JQ

Locality: Shildon
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL4 1JQ

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Listing Text

(West side)

4/70 No. 2 (The Grey Horse
Public House)


Public house. Circa 1835. Dressed sandstone, Welsh slate roof and grey brick
chimneys. Symmetrical, 2-storey, 3-bay front has raised-and-chamfered quoins.
Openings in flush stone surrounds. Central, late C20 door, with replaced 2-pane
sash to left and early C20 glazed shop front to right. Three 6-pane sashes
above with segmental-headed upper lights. Roof has 2 end chimneys and a later
axial stack rising near eaves at right end.

The Grey Horse Public House (formerly the Surtees Arms) was the home of local
mine-owner, publican and rail-coach pioneer, Daniel Adamson. Listed for historic

(R. Corkin, Shildon, Cradle of the Railways, 1977)

Listing NGR: NZ2241426387

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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