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Latitude: 54.5585 / 54°33'30"N
Longitude: -2.0808 / 2°4'50"W
OS Eastings: 394874
OS Northings: 518146
OS Grid: NY948181
Mapcode National: GBR FHXQ.9N
Mapcode Global: WHB4B.0PF7
Entry Name: Mere Beck Farmhouse, Byre and Pigsty
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323051
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111200
Location: Cotherstone, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Cotherstone
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
NY 91 NW
14/38 Mere Beck Farmhouse,
byre and pigsty
Farmhouse, byre and pigsty. Farmhouse dated 1742 on door lintel; early-mid C19
farmbuildings. Squared rubble. Farmhouse and pigsty have stone-flagged roofs;
byre has blue slate roof; stone chimney stacks. Farmhouse, with rear outshut,
has byre and pigsty attached to right.
2-storey, irregular 3-bay farmhouse with tall plinth and flush quoins. Central
replaced partly-glazed door, in flush surround with thin alternating jambs, has
lintel inscribed: 17 IP 42. Blank bay above door. Flanking 16-pane sashes
with flush sills and lintels. Roof has corniced end stacks with water tables.
Set-back 2-storey, narrow 2-bay byre with loft. Boarded door with square window
opening to left and C20 8-pane fixed light above. Single-storey, 2-bay pigsty,
attached to_right, has 2 boarded doors and a feeding chute to right. Monopitch
roof to lower rear wall.
Rear of right return of byre has external stone stairway leading to first-floor
Derelict, detached buildings, to left of farmhouse, are not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NY9487418146
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