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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.


List entry Number: 1121600



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hamsterley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111850

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18/49 Low Stonechester II Farmhouse. Early C18 with alterations. Thinly-rendered rubble with large millstone grit quoins and ashlar dressings. Roof of pantiles, with 2 rows of stone flags at rear eaves; rendered chimneys. 2 storeys, 2 bays, with one- storey, one-bay right extension. North elevation has flat stone lintels and sills to large ground-floor windows, with 6-pane fixed lights below 4-pane transoms, and first-floor horizontal sliding sashes below 4-pane transoms at eaves level. Roof has swept eaves and square end chimneys with top strings. Blank set-back right extension Rear has door in one-storey, one-bay outshut under catslide roof, and flat-roofed C20 2-storey, one-bay extension. Interior shows 2-panel door between 2 ground-floor rooms; long, slightly arched fire beam, and small cupboard above, now papered over; L-plan stair,in outshut,with plain handrail and lower rail; roof trusses in first-floor rooms show feet of principals below eaves.

Listing NGR: NZ1273029299

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National Grid Reference: NZ 12730 29299


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