Description: Gowland's Cottage
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 240411
OS Grid Reference: NY9663650346
OS Grid Coordinates: 396636, 550346
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8479, -2.0539
BLANCHLAND THE SQUARE Blanchland
24/44 Gowland's Cottage
House, formerly monastic building. C15 remodelled mid-C18. Rubble with
dressings; stone slate roof. Front elevation 2 storeys, 4 bays, irregular.
Vertical-panelled dooriin bay 2 and between bays 3 and 4, the latter in
chamfered surround with depressed rounded head. Late C19 sashes in C18 stone
surrounds (except for ground floor bay 3 C20 window in earlier chamfered
surround). Stone end and ridge stacks. Rear elevation: varied fenestration
including former 2-light window in chamfered surround on 1st floor and blocked,
chamfered single-light window on ground floor.
Interior: central ground floor room has C15 ceiling with heavy transverse
beam and joists, all chamfered with broach stops.
A much-altered building which appears to be the southern part of the monastic
east range, presumably the dorter at lst floor level.
Listing NGR: NY9663650350
Source: English Heritage
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