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Central Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Staindrop, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5804 / 54°34'49"N

Longitude: -1.8035 / 1°48'12"W

OS Eastings: 412797

OS Northings: 520597

OS Grid: NZ127205

Mapcode National: GBR HHVG.BT

Mapcode Global: WHC5L.84FD

Entry Name: Central Buildings

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111508

Location: Staindrop, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Staindrop

Built-Up Area: Staindrop

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Staindrop

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 1220
17/143 Central Buildings

4, now 3 houses and restaurant. Early and late C18 with early C19 alterations.
Sandstone rubble, part rendered, with ashlar dressings and some quoins; pantiled
roofs, part with stone-flagged eaves;concrete-tiled roof on Melrose cottage at
rear of block; stone gable copings, with brick and stone chimneys. Square-plan
encroachment on village green. North elevation to road has 2 storeys, 7 windows.
Irregular fenestration. 3-bay house at left has central 6-panel door in plain
painted surround; glazing bars in flanking corniced slightly-projecting windows;
3 late C19 sashes above, the central narrower; roof hipped at left.

One-bay second house at centre includes former shop; renewed doors at right and
in centre of wide, slightly canted shop window with glazing bars; oriel window
at left above has renewed sashes with glazing bars.

Restaurant at right has 3 bays, the third under gable to street; low, partly-
glazed door in first bay, with canted bay window at left; corniced square
projecting bay window at centre; and wide slightly canted bay window at right;
3 sashes above; all with glazing bars. Roofs of varying heights have some
moulded kneelers; chimneys, some renewed, on ridges and gables. Rear elevation
includes Melrose Cottage at centre, with one bay and 2 storeys; windows and
roof altered.

Listing NGR: NZ1279620599

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

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