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Latitude: 55.0276 / 55°1'39"N
Longitude: -1.5718 / 1°34'18"W
OS Eastings: 427472
OS Northings: 570427
OS Grid: NZ274704
Mapcode National: GBR KBG9.HJ
Mapcode Global: WHC3C.TWQM
Entry Name: Dial Cottage
Listing Date: 27 February 1950
Last Amended: 19 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025392
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303253
Location: North Tyneside, NE12
County: North Tyneside
Electoral Ward/Division: Killingworth
Built-Up Area: Longbenton
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Killingworth St John
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
LONGBENTON GREAT LIME ROAD (north side)
NZ 27 SE
3/8 No. 108 (Dial Cottage)
(formerly listed in
Paradise Row, Great Lime
3 houses, now one residence. Late c18/early Cl9. 2 builds: earlier build sandstone
rubble with quoins; later build at left of coursed squared sandstone with quoins;
pantiled roofs with rendered chimneys. One storey and attics, 2 and 4 bays.
Renewed door in second bay; blocked doors in bays 3 and 6. Flat stone lintels
to doors, to renewed sash windows with projecting stone sills and to 2 half-
dormers. Sundial dated 1816 set at slight angle above door and memorial tablet
to George Stephenson who lived here 1803-15 and is said to have made the sundial;
he built his first locomotive (Blucher) at the adjacent colliery wagon shops and,
on July 25th 1814, it was placed on the nearby wagonway, according to the
inscription above the door.
Listing NGR: NZ2747270427
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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