BUTTER STONE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121050

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1986

Statutory Address: BUTTER STONE, MOOR ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BUTTER STONE, MOOR ROAD

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Cotherstone

National Grid Reference: NY 99973 18384

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

COTHERSTONE MOOR ROAD NY 91 NE 999184 (West side,off) 15/62 Butter Stone II

Grooved, roughly-pyramidal boulder about 0.75 metre high. This boulder was used during the 1663-5 plague as an exchange point where the inhabitants of Barnard Castle could leave money for produce left by the farmers of the region without the 2 groups ever meeting. The stone is listed for historical interest.

(Allan Ramsden, Cotherstone and its Neighbourhood, 1911).

Listing NGR: NY9997318384

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 111225

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ramsden, A, Cotherstone and its Neighbourhood, (1911)

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