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Latitude: 54.7629 / 54°45'46"N
Longitude: -1.5572 / 1°33'25"W
OS Eastings: 428591
OS Northings: 540978
OS Grid: NZ285409
Mapcode National: GBR KFKC.ND
Mapcode Global: WHC4R.1KR0
Entry Name: Water Board Cottages and Buildings Attached at Rear
Listing Date: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121365
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110463
Location: County Durham, DH1
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: Durham South
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Durham St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Durham
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE SHINCLIFFE ROAD
NZ 24 SE (West side, off)
4/408 Water board cottages
and buildings attached
Water company houses. Mid C19 for Durham Water Company, founded 1847 and
functioning by 1849. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh
slate roof. L-plan. 2 storeys, 2 houses of 3 bays each and right extension
of one storey, one bay; rear wing 2 storeys, 4 bays.
Cottages in Italianate style have doors in third and fifth bays, under 3-paned
overlights, in enclosed porches; first door flushed, second 4-panel. Bracketed
sills to windows, mostly paired margined sashes; some single renewed sashes.
Blank gound-floor fourth bay. Giant pilasters define bays and support wide
eaves bands. Within these, ground floor lintel band with bracketed cornices
over windows. Similar cornices float above first floor windows. Low-pitched
hipped roof has wide eaves resting on paired brackets. End and front chimneys
with plinths and cornices, that at left end square with shaped coping. Yellow
chimney pots. Right extension has boarded double door. Rear wing has flat-
coped gables. C20 right extension on rear wing not of interest.
Listing NGR: NZ2859140978
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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