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Latitude: 54.5425 / 54°32'33"N
Longitude: -1.9276 / 1°55'39"W
OS Eastings: 404783
OS Northings: 516364
OS Grid: NZ047163
Mapcode National: GBR GHZX.HD
Mapcode Global: WHB4L.C2BZ
Entry Name: The White Swan Public House and Swan Cottage
Listing Date: 29 October 1981
Last Amended: 28 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121648
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111756
Location: Startforth, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Startforth
Built-Up Area: Barnard Castle
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
NZ 0416 STARTFORTH BRIDGE END
11/165 The White Swan
29.10.81 Public House and
(formerly listed as
The White Swan Public
Public house with attached house. North part early C18, south part probably
early C19 but with older fabric. North end rendered and whitewashed, street
front squared stone, rear elevations rubble with cut dressings. Graduated
stone slate roofs, with white brick north end stack.
North end, fronting to bridge, shows 6-panel door in tooled stone surround
flanked by windows with renewed glazing; above right painted sign board,
above left 4-pane sash. Coped gable on moulded kneelers, with stack at
Street front in 2 parts. Older left section 2 storeys on basement, 2 irregular
bays. Inserted doors and scattered openings in tooled stone surrounds.
Right section 2 storeys, 3 irregular bays. Boarded double doors under
elliptical arch, 2 boarded doors, scattered windows; ridge and right end
stacks. Fenestration 4-pane sashes or C20 casements.
River front: Older right part 3 storeys + basement, 3 bays, the left set
back. Right bays have small basement windows, flat-faced cross windows (one
altered) above, stone-surround windows (one blocked) on 1st floor and 5-light
window (3 lights blocked, 2 with 9-pane Yorkshire sashes), perhaps to a former.
weaving floor, at the top. Left part shows various sash windows on top floor,
and small openings below.
The position of the building and a large round arch suggestive of a wheel
housing, revealed by a fall of masonry in the basement of the south part,
indicate that it may have been a mill.
Listing NGR: NZ0478416367
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