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Doric House

A Grade II Listed Building in Park East, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5248 / 54°31'29"N

Longitude: -1.554 / 1°33'14"W

OS Eastings: 428964

OS Northings: 514476

OS Grid: NZ289144

Mapcode National: GBR KJL3.CS

Mapcode Global: WHC5X.3J8L

Entry Name: Doric House

Listing Date: 6 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121265

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110727

Location: Darlington, DL1

County: Darlington

Electoral Ward/Division: Park East

Built-Up Area: Darlington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Darlington St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)
Nos 37 and 37A
(Doric House)
NZ 2814 SE 8/397


1860. Iron framed commercial building of 3 storeys and attic. Four windows, in
the shape of one wide 3-window section and a narrow bay. Four round headed dormers
in a high slated mansard roof with end and ridge stacks. Dark red brick facing.
Most of front covered by a 2-storey oriel projection on cast iron brackets whose
rows of 6 lights are framed in cast iron columns, with panels of cast iron ornament
between them and between floors. First floor windows are round headed, with a
guilloche patterned frieze above. At right a smaller oriel, triangular on 2nd
floor plan, canted below, over a canted cast iron openwork hood above the door.
Similar openwork, resting on slim columns, frames the shop windows. Cast iron
cresting to roof. Plaque at lst floor describes the building as a unique example
in Darlington of cast iron structure.

Listing NGR: NZ2896414476

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