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THE WHITE SWAN PUBLIC HOUSE AND SWAN COTTAGE

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: THE WHITE SWAN PUBLIC HOUSE AND SWAN COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1121648

Location

THE WHITE SWAN PUBLIC HOUSE AND SWAN COTTAGE, BRIDGE END

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Startforth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Oct-1981

Date of most recent amendment: 28-Oct-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111756

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

NZ 0416 STARTFORTH BRIDGE END

11/165 The White Swan 29.10.81 Public House and Swan Cottage (formerly listed as The White Swan Public House)

GV II

Public house with attached house. North part early C18, south part probably early C19 but with older fabric. North end rendered and whitewashed, street front squared stone, rear elevations rubble with cut dressings. Graduated stone slate roofs, with white brick north end stack.

North end, fronting to bridge, shows 6-panel door in tooled stone surround flanked by windows with renewed glazing; above right painted sign board, above left 4-pane sash. Coped gable on moulded kneelers, with stack at apex.

Street front in 2 parts. Older left section 2 storeys on basement, 2 irregular bays. Inserted doors and scattered openings in tooled stone surrounds. Right section 2 storeys, 3 irregular bays. Boarded double doors under elliptical arch, 2 boarded doors, scattered windows; ridge and right end stacks. Fenestration 4-pane sashes or C20 casements.

River front: Older right part 3 storeys + basement, 3 bays, the left set back. Right bays have small basement windows, flat-faced cross windows (one altered) above, stone-surround windows (one blocked) on 1st floor and 5-light window (3 lights blocked, 2 with 9-pane Yorkshire sashes), perhaps to a former. weaving floor, at the top. Left part shows various sash windows on top floor, and small openings below.

The position of the building and a large round arch suggestive of a wheel housing, revealed by a fall of masonry in the basement of the south part, indicate that it may have been a mill.

Listing NGR: NZ0478416367

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National Grid Reference: NZ 04783 16363

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