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Bridge End, Cowshill


Bridge End Cottage in Cowshill, is located by a footbridge over Killhope Burn and immediately south of the flooded Copthill Quarry. The cottage is notable for being a former 16th or 17th century bastle (fortified farmhouse).[1] The upper part of the building was rebuilt in the 19th century, but the lower part of the original building, including the byre doorway remain.[2] The cottage is a Grade II listed building.

Cowshill Grade II Listed Historic Buildings and Monuments in Stanhope Civil Parish Bastle House
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Footbridge over the Kilhope Burn, near Bridge End

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COWSHILL BRIDGE END BASTLE
- "Bastle house; possibly c.1600 with alterations. Roughly coursed and squared stone, with some massive quoins and ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof. 2 storeys, 2 windows. Side steps, behind flat-coped stepped ...

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Bridge End Cottage (Cowshill)
- "This is an attractive little house that retains much of the form of the original 16th or 17th century bastle, although its upper part is all 19th-century rebuilding; however the ...

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BRIDGE END - Cowsgill - List Entry
- "Bastle house; possibly c.1600 with alterations. Roughly coursed and squared stone, with some massive quoins and ashlar dressings; stone-flagged roof. 2 storeys, 2 windows. Side steps, behind flat-coped stepped ...

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Bridge End

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List number: 1229602
List grade: 2
County: County Durham
Keys to the Past HER: D3955
Grid ref: NY8520240702

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