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1 2, Durham Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Brancepeth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7369 / 54°44'12"N

Longitude: -1.6556 / 1°39'20"W

OS Eastings: 422273

OS Northings: 538042

OS Grid: NZ222380

Mapcode National: GBR JFWN.CR

Mapcode Global: WHC4W.J6VH

Entry Name: 1 2, Durham Road

Listing Date: 16 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120761

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109886

Location: Brancepeth, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Brancepeth

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Brancepeth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 23 NW
(South side)
5/4 Inset Nos. 1 and 2

Pair of Estate Cottages. Mid C19 for Brancepeth Estate. Squared sandstone
in narrow courses with ashlar dressings. Fishscale Welsh slate roof. Dressed
stone chimney stacks. Tudor style. One storey plus-attic. Each cottage 2
bays with No. 1 at left. Flush quoins and chamfered plinth. End vertical-
panelled doors, with narrow overlights, in chamfered surrounds under hoodmoulds.
Stone-mullioned windows. No. 1 has square bay window of 3 lights under hipped
roof, on ground floor, and gabled dormer with 2-light window under hoodmould.
No. 2 has wide projecting gabled left bay with canted bay window under hipped
roof on ground floor and 2-light window under hoodmould above. Stone eaves
brackets. Steeply-pitched roof with coped gables and shaped kneelers.
Central transverse chimney with cornice and 3 diagonals tacks. 1986 addition
in similar style on rear of No. 1 is not of interest. Nos. 1 and 2 form a
symmetrical pair with Nos. 3 and 4 (q.v.).

Listing NGR: NZ2227338042

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