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Gowland's Cottage, Blanchland

Description: Gowland's Cottage

Grade: II
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

Location: B6306, Blanchland, Northumberland DH8 9SR

Locality: Blanchland
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: DH8 9SR

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Listing Text

NY 9650
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

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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