Mere Beck Farmhouse, Byre And Pigsty

29 Aug 2000
Mere Beck Farmhouse, Byre And Pigsty, Cotherstone, Teesdale, Durham
Photograph (Digital)


This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

COTHERSTONE BALDERSDALE NY 91 NW 14/38 Mere Beck Farmhouse, byre and pigsty II 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 boarded door.

Derelict, detached buildings, to left of farmhouse, are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NY9487418146


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1212 IOE Records taken by Derek Le Mare; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Derek Le Mare. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Le Mare, Derek

Rights Holder: Le Mare, Derek


Rubble, Slate, Stone, Georgian Farmhouse, Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument, Cow House, Animal Shed, Pigsty

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