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Latitude: 54.6768 / 54°40'36"N
Longitude: -1.4916 / 1°29'29"W
OS Eastings: 432879
OS Northings: 531424
OS Grid: NZ328314
Mapcode National: GBR LG0C.V8
Mapcode Global: WHD69.1QZ1
Entry Name: Dun Cow Public House and 2 Mounting Blocks at Front at Rear
Listing Date: 14 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121462
English Heritage Legacy ID: 112207
Location: Bishop Middleham, County Durham, DL17
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Bishop Middleham
Built-Up Area: Bishop Middleham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Upper Skerne
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 33 SW BISHOP MIDDLEHAM CHURCH STREET
7/1 No. 1 (Dun Cow
and 2 mounting
blocks at front
Public house and stable, now all public house with mounting blocks at front
and rear. Mid C18. Painted rough render with pointed ashlar dressings; right
return thinly-rendered limestone rubble with brick patching; roof French tiles
with C20 brick chimneys. Boulder mounting blocks, that at front painted.
2 storeys, 8 bays. 3 left-bays have 4-panel door at centre in panelled
reveals and Tuscan doorcase with flat pilasters and large cornice; painted
low-relief panel above showing cow and C17-style figures. Renewed windows in
flanking bays have flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills; C20 glazing
on ground floor, late C19 sashes above with lintels at eaves. 3-light C20
window on ground floor in fourth bay; plainer window on first floor in fifth.
Blocked stable arch in sixth bay, with window inserted; lower right end bays
have boarded door recessed in partly-blocked arch, and C20 window in similar
first-floor arched opening. End chimneys on C20 external stacks, and ridge
chimney at right of third bay; 2 lower ridges over right 5 bays. Large rear
full-width one-storey outshut rising to eaves under catslide roof.
Mounting blocks in front of eighth bay, and beside rear entrance of sixth bay.
Interior shows dogleg stair in rear outshut with moulded ramped handrail on
column-and-vase balusters. First floor has one C18 cupboard with 2 fielded
panels, and some doors with 4 similar panels.
Listing NGR: NZ3287931424
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