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Description: Rigg House
Date Listed: 25 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 323166
OS Grid Reference: SD8458291871
OS Grid Coordinates: 384582, 491871
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3222, -2.2385
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HIGH ABBOTSIDE A 684
SD 89 SW
(north side) (Cotter Riggs)
6/142 Rigg House
House. Mid-late C18. Rubble, stone slate roof. L-shaped plan, 2 storeys,
5 bays. South elevation: central 3 bays a segmental bow. Left bay of
coursed watershot rubble, 9-panel door on ground floor, sash window with
glazing bars above. Central 3 bays have sash windows with glazing bars on
ground floor, sash windows with glazing bars and ogee heads on first floor.
Bay to right a derelict outbuilding, with coach house entered from rear on
ground floor: quoins to right, 1 window opening on each floor. Stacks at
ends and between bays 1 and 2, 4 and 5. Tall staircase window in left
return. The birthplace of Sir William Hillary (1771-1847), equerry to the
Duke of Sussex, created baronet 1805, and founder of the Royal National
Lifeboat Institution in 1824.
Listing NGR: SD8458291871
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Source: English Heritage
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