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Aquila Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Hurworth-on-Tees, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.4846 / 54°29'4"N

Longitude: -1.5525 / 1°33'9"W

OS Eastings: 429089

OS Northings: 510013

OS Grid: NZ290100

Mapcode National: GBR KJLL.P4

Mapcode Global: WHC63.3JZV

Entry Name: Aquila Cottage

Listing Date: 27 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350441

Location: Hurworth, Darlington, DL2

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Hurworth

Built-Up Area: Hurworth-on-Tees

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hurworth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 20 NE and NZ 21 SE (East side, off)
Hurworth Place

10/103 and 7/103 Nos. 3 and 4, No 5
(Aquila Cottage),
Nos 6 and 7


Terrace of 5 cottages, c.1860. Light-red brick in Flemish bond with cream
brick buttresses, jambs, bands and diaper-work. Welsh slates and ridged
concrete roof tiles. Terracotta chimney pots. Nos. 4 to 7 form a symmetrical
range; No. 3, partly curved on plan, adjoins left return of No. 4. Go-thick

Single storey; the central pair of cottages, Nos. 5 and 6, break forward and
are slightly taller. 3 bays each but Nos. 4 and 7 have in addition segmental
end bays and No. 3 has 6 bays. Each cottage, and segmental end bays, are framed
by tall flat buttresses; those flanking central pair of cottages have embattled
top sections. 2-panel doors and overlights, in Tudor-arched surrounds, flanked
by large 6-pane sashes. Nos. 5 and 6 have embattled parapets above dentils.
Nos. 4 and 7 have diaper-work above each opening and low parapets with cogged
bricks under coping. Tall embattled chimney pots with spiral fluting on some
of the buttresses. Carved stone animal heads on parapets. Segmental end bays
with similar details. No.3 has concave 3-bay right section and straight 3-bay
left section with similar buttresses and some lancets. Low-pitched roofs
hidden by parapets.

Later additions on rear of each cottage are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2909410032

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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