Description: Cottage Occupied by Miss Smith, with Adjacent Stable Block
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239915
OS Grid Reference: NY9893667654
OS Grid Coordinates: 398936, 567654
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0035, -2.0182
CORBRIDGE LOW HOUSES
NY 96 NE
5/154 Cottage occupied by
Miss Smith, with
adjacent stable block
Cottage, stable block and gingang. Mid C19. Rubble with tooled-and-margined
dressings; stone slate roof to cottage, Lakeland slates on stables and Welsh
slates on gingang, brick ridge stack to cottage and flanking stacks on stables
and gingang. Stable T-plan with cottage adjoining north end of 2-storey
centrepiece; gingang adjoins west side of cottage.
South elevation 2+1+2 bays: 2-storey centre has boarded door with 4-pane sash
on right and 2 similar windows above; left part has 2 segmental arches with
later infill, one part-glazed, the other with boarded door and 2-pane
overlight; right part has stable door, 4-pane sash and segmental arch with
boarded double doors. Hipped roofs. Left return shows 2-bay cottage to left
with boarded door in alternating-block surround and 1st floor 6-pane sashes;
similar door in lower stable to right. Projecting central gingang has 6
rectangular piers and conical roof with finial.
Interior of stable shows old stalling; cast-iron posts with ball finials, tall
railed partitions and boarded stall divisions with swept top rail. Unusual
example of gingang used in preparation of meal rather than threshing of corn.
Listing NGR: NY9893667654
Source: English Heritage
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