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George Stephenson's Cottage, Heddon-on-the-Wall

Description: George Stephenson's Cottage

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 15 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 239529

OS Grid Reference: NZ1259664982
OS Grid Coordinates: 412596, 564982
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9793, -1.8047

Location: Wylam, Northumberland NE41 8BP

Locality: Heddon-on-the-Wall
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE41 8BP

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Listing Text


19/156 George Stephenson's s

House. C18. Random rubble partly rendered. Pantile above stone slate roof.
Central plank door. Flanking 12-pane Yorkshire sashes. Small 6-pane window
above door. Continuous outshut to rear has C20 windows. Steeply-pitched
gabled roof edged by stone slates. Thin raised coping and 2 rebuilt brick
end stacks.

Plaque on front wall records birth here of George Stephenson on June 9th 1781.

A National Trust Property.

Listing NGR: NZ1259664982

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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