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SHEPHERD AND SHEPERDESS PUBLIC HOUSE AND HOLLY HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SHEPHERD AND SHEPERDESS PUBLIC HOUSE AND HOLLY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1120964

Location

SHEPHERD AND SHEPERDESS PUBLIC HOUSE AND HOLLY HOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Urpeth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109401

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

URPETH BEAMISH NZ 25 SW 3/56 Shepherd and Shepherdess Public House and Holly House II

Public house and private house. Mid C18 with late C19 additions. Dressed stone (Public House covered by painted roughcast); Welsh slate roof and ashlar chimney stacks.

Long 2-storey front; 4 plus 3 bays (Holly House to right). Public House has low plinth and raised quoins at left. Off-centre 4-panel door and overlight in stone doorcase with square-plan piers, moulded capitals and hood. 2 life-sized C18 painted-lead figures of a Shepherdess and Shepherd above hood. Replaced 12- and 16-pane sashes. Victorian post box at right. Holly House has 2 replaced doors flanking central window: left door and 5-pane overlight in tooled flush surround; right door and 4-pane overlight in projecting surround with bracketed segmental hood. Windows in flush surrounds with top and bottom blocks and projecting sills: replaced casements to ground floor; 16-pane sashes above. Large circular clock face on first floor. Continuous steeply-pitched roof hipped at left. 3 ridge stacks with top bands. Right return of Holly House has reverse-stepped gable. 2-storey, 2-bay late C19 wing on left rear of Public House.

C20 additions on left return and rear of Public House are not of special interest.

xThe lead figures are said to have been imported from France as "Works of Art" to beat an embargo on lead imports during the Napoleonic Wars.

Listing NGR: NZ2211453837

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National Grid Reference: NZ 22114 53837

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