DEERKEEPERS COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1304120
Date first listed:
20-Oct-1969
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
DEERKEEPERS COTTAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
DEERKEEPERS COTTAGE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Meldon
National Grid Reference:
NZ 11537 85153

Details

MELDON MELDON PARK FARM NZ 18 NW NZ 11538515 Deerkeeper's Cottage 10/111 (formerly listed as Doorkeeper's Cottage 20.10.69 in Meldon Park) GV II Deerkeeper's cottage, late C17 or early C18. Rubble with dressings, slate roof. 2 1/2 storeys, 1 bay. Central doorway with flat-pointed head in square frame, now blocked with later window inserted. Flanking 2-light mullioned windows with hoodmoulds, that to left largely cut away by inserted door. 3-light mullioned window to 1st floor, narrow window above, both with hoodmoulds. Coped flat-topped gable carries central diagonally-set brick stack. Contemporary lean-to to right with boarded door and reverse-stepped coping. Left return: blocked door and two heavy moulded corbels for roof of removed outshut, moulded string above broken by projecting stone spout below sill of 3-light mullioned window with hoodmould, side lights blocked. Right return: 4-pane casement in low outshut, below a blocked 3-light mullioned window. Rear elevation: blocked doors, one with flat-pointed head in square frame at mid-height in wall, breaking moulded string. Coped flat-topped gable with moulded stone bracket carrying outer angle of diagonally-set brick stack.

Interior: 1st floor south-east corner, fireplace on corbel visible from ground floor; moulded surround with flat-pointed arch in square frame. C19 ground- floor fireplace in opposite corner. Old stone bowl in internal sill of 1st floor west window. Principal-rafter roof truss with collar; 2 levels of heavy purlins.

"A crack specimen of the architecture of the seventeenth century" (Hodgson).

Listing NGR: NZ1153785153

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
238343
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/00974/13
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