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Doctor's Cottage, 40 Metres North of Black Hedley Farmhouse, Shotley Low Quarter

Description: Doctor's Cottage, 40 Metres North of Black Hedley Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 240622

OS Grid Reference: NZ0547551980
OS Grid Coordinates: 405475, 551980
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8626, -1.9162

Location: Shotley Low Quarter, Northumberland DH8 9TN

Locality: Shotley Low Quarter
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: DH8 9TN

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Listing Text

NZ 05 SE

23/251 Doctor's Cottage,
40; metres north of
Black Hedley farm-

GV ll

Combination of house and lectern dovecote, mid-C18. East elevation
squared stone, others coursed rubble; cut dressings; slate roof.
2 storeys + attic dovecote, 2 bays, symmetrical. 1st floor band,
moulded string below attic, parapet with moulded cornice to returns
and rear. Central boarded door with chamfered surround, inside C20
glazed porch; flanking 16-pane sashes in architraves with pulvinated
frieze and band stepped forward to form cornice. Similar windows in
plain stone surrounds above, beneath smaller openings in stone
surrounds, each with 3 tiers of 4 circular pigeon holes, above
alighting bands. Ends of return parapet broken forward above string
course. Pent roof; parapet to rear with central pilaster. Left
return shows 12-pane sash on ground floor. Returns capped by
sculptured beasts (otter on north, fox on south) reputedly by Lough.
Twin projecting stacks to rear rebuilt C20. 1-storey extension to
north not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0547551980

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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