Mere Beck Farmhouse, Byre And Pigsty

29 Aug 2000
Mere Beck Farmhouse, Byre And Pigsty, Cotherstone, Teesdale, Durham
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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

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Photographer: Le Mare, Derek

Rights Holder: Le Mare, Derek


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