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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.

Name: DIAL COTTAGE

List entry Number: 1025392

Location

DIAL COTTAGE, 108, GREAT LIME ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
North TynesideMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Feb-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Feb-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 303253

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LONGBENTON GREAT LIME ROAD (north side) NZ 27 SE 3/8 No. 108 (Dial Cottage) (formerly listed in 27.2.50 Paradise Row, Great Lime Road) II* 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.

Listing NGR: NZ2747270427

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National Grid Reference: NZ 27472 70427

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