Gilmour House, Former Byre And Barn

1 Sep 2000
Gilmour House, Former Byre And Barn, Main Street, Cotherstone, Teesdale, Durham, DL12 9PF
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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 MAIN STREET NZ 0119 (West side) 30/58 Gilmour House, former byre and barn GV II Former farmhouse, byre and small barn. Late C18-early C19 with later alterations and additions. Squared rubble. Slate roofs; byre has flagged eaves; barn has stone-flagged roof. House has stone chimney stacks. Linear plan: house, with attached byre to left, of one build; set-back barn attached to left of byre.

2-storey, 3-bay house with flush quoins to right. Central replaced, partly- glazed door in flush tooled surround. Blank bay above doorway. Flanking 12-pane sashes have flush sills and slightly-segmental heads with flush voussoirs.

Steeply-pitched roof with stone ridge, coped grilles and shaped kneelers. End stacks with top bands and water tables.

4-bay byre and loft with flush quoins to left. Scattered openings include 2 fixed lights and a replaced 9-pane sash to right. Steeply-pitched roof with stone ridge, flagged eaves and a raised verge to left with reversed crowsteps.

Small barn with flush quoins to left.

Rear of house has 2-storey outshut to left and lower outshut to right. Rear of byre has central Dutch door flanked by altered openings.

Interior: Gable end truss of byre has curved principals, halved at apex; collar extends beyond principals to carry the purlins.

Byre and barn are included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ0114319744


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


Rubble, Slate, Stone, Georgian Farmhouse, Victorian Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Barn, Cow House, Animal Shed