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Edge Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Lynesack and Softley, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6341 / 54°38'2"N

Longitude: -1.8845 / 1°53'4"W

OS Eastings: 407554

OS Northings: 526558

OS Grid: NZ075265

Mapcode National: GBR HG8V.TL

Mapcode Global: WHC55.0SX9

Entry Name: Edge Hotel

Listing Date: 6 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111884

Location: Lynesack and Softley, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Lynesack and Softley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Lynesack

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

LYNESACK AND SOFTLEY EDGE (North side)
NZ02NE
17/82 No. 26 (Edge Hotel)
and No. 27
II
6.8.87
Hotel and House. Circa 1840. Coursed squared sandstone with painted ashlar
dressings; roof graduated stone flags with stone gable copings. 2 storeys, 3
bays each. No. 28, at left, wider. Narrow plain stone surrounds to central
door of each building; flat stone lintels and thin projecting sills to late
C19 sashes of No. 26 and 16-pane sashes of No. 27. Roof has coping on gables
and between houses. 3 banded ashlar ridge chimneys, the left partly removed.
In 1790 a turnpike act was passed for a road between Middleton and Edge, known
then as West Pits. Source: J. Bailey General View of the Agriculture of Co.
Durham, 1813.

In important position closing the top of a steep road.


Listing NGR: NZ0755426558

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