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Tap Housing Circa 10 Metres West of Number 8

A Grade II Listed Building in Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6214 / 54°37'16"N

Longitude: -2.0802 / 2°4'48"W

OS Eastings: 394921

OS Northings: 525140

OS Grid: NY949251

Mapcode National: GBR FHX0.G4

Mapcode Global: WHB44.03QH

Entry Name: Tap Housing Circa 10 Metres West of Number 8

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322766

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111923

Location: Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Middleton in Teesdale

Built-Up Area: Middleton-in-Teesdale

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Middleton-in-Teesdale

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE NEW TOWN
NY 9425
24/121 Tap housing circa
10 metres west
of No. 8
II
Tap housing. Circa 1827 for London Lead Company. Sandstone ashlar. Stone
kerbs in front of plain jambs supporting wider lintel, with pediment-shaped
coping set-back slightly, the whole c.0.8 metre high. Stone slab at back of
recess has tap set in top; wood backing above. Two iron bars from stone
slab to kerb form bucket stand. An example of the care with which the Lead
Company provided housing and facilities for its best workers, some thirty
years before public water supply was provided by the local authority.

Source: W. Fordyce, History and Antiquities of County Palatine of Durham,
1897, vol. II, p.67. Included for historical interest.


Listing NGR: NY9492125140

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