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Dun Cow Public House and 2 Mounting Blocks at Front at Rear, Bishop Middleham

Description: Dun Cow Public House and 2 Mounting Blocks at Front at Rear

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 112207

OS Grid Reference: NZ3287931424
OS Grid Coordinates: 432879, 531424
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6768, -1.4916

Location: Church Street, Bishop Middleham, Durham DL17 9AF

Locality: Bishop Middleham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL17 9AF

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Listing Text

(East side)

7/1 No. 1 (Dun Cow
Public House)
and 2 mounting
blocks at front
at rear

Public house and stable, now all public house with mounting blocks at front
and rear. Mid C18. Painted rough render with pointed ashlar dressings; right
return thinly-rendered limestone rubble with brick patching; roof French tiles
with C20 brick chimneys. Boulder mounting blocks, that at front painted.
2 storeys, 8 bays. 3 left-bays have 4-panel door at centre in panelled
reveals and Tuscan doorcase with flat pilasters and large cornice; painted
low-relief panel above showing cow and C17-style figures. Renewed windows in
flanking bays have flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills; C20 glazing
on ground floor, late C19 sashes above with lintels at eaves. 3-light C20
window on ground floor in fourth bay; plainer window on first floor in fifth.
Blocked stable arch in sixth bay, with window inserted; lower right end bays
have boarded door recessed in partly-blocked arch, and C20 window in similar
first-floor arched opening. End chimneys on C20 external stacks, and ridge
chimney at right of third bay; 2 lower ridges over right 5 bays. Large rear
full-width one-storey outshut rising to eaves under catslide roof.

Mounting blocks in front of eighth bay, and beside rear entrance of sixth bay.

Interior shows dogleg stair in rear outshut with moulded ramped handrail on
column-and-vase balusters. First floor has one C18 cupboard with 2 fielded
panels, and some doors with 4 similar panels.

Listing NGR: NZ3287931424

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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