Dial Cottage, Great Lime Road - List Entry

  • Description

    "3 houses, now one residence. Late c18/early Cl9. 2 builds: earlier build sandstone rubble with quoins; later build at left of coursed squared sandstone with quoins; pantiled roofs with rendered chimneys. One storey and attics, 2 and 4 bays. Renewed door in second bay; blocked doors in bays 3 and 6. Flat stone lintels to doors, to renewed sash windows with projecting stone sills and to 2 half- dormers. Sundial dated 1816 set at slight angle above door and memorial tablet to George Stephenson who lived here 1803-15 and is said to have made the sundial; he built his first locomotive (Blucher) at the adjacent colliery wagon shops and, on July 25th 1814, it was placed on the nearby wagonway, according to the inscription above the door...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1025392
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 11 months ago
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