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Bonnymoor Cottage and Harthopeburn Cottage, St John's Chapel

In the civil parish of Stanhope.
In the historic county of Durham.
Modern Authority of Durham.
1974 county of County Durham.
Medieval County of County Palatinate of Durham.

OS Map Grid Reference: NY88313783
Latitude 54.73528° Longitude -2.18298°

Bonnymoor Cottage and Harthopeburn Cottage, St John's Chapel has been described as a certain Bastle.

There are masonry ruins/remnants remains.

This is a Grade 2 listed building protected by law*.


Stone walled building which has been greatly altered into two cottages. Farmhouse, with byres and lofts adjoining, now 2 houses. C17 and C18. Sandstone and limestone rubble with some quoins, boulder plinth and some ashlar dressings stone-flagged roof. 2 storeys, 6 bays. 2 wide left bays have wide stone steps to paired first-floor doors, both renewed, in flat stone surround with plinth; rough stone lintel over blocked door at left on ground floor; recessed flat-Tudor-arched doorway with irregular-block jambs, to right of steps; windows varied;6-pane sash under flat stone lintel and 8-pane overlight to right of first-floor door. 3-bay house adjoining on right has renewed door to right of centre and rough flat stone lintel; similar lintels and projecting stone sills to plain or late C19 sashes; wide 6th bay has boarded first-floor loft door. 3 square stone ridge chimneys at left end, between second and third and between fifth and sixth bays. Interior: house has massive beams in left ground-floor room, one on painted moulded stone corbel; rear wall is c.1m thick. Cottage in 2 left bays too much altered to be of interest. (Listed Building Report)
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