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Nazareth House

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Middlesbrough

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Latitude: 54.5669 / 54°34'1"N

Longitude: -1.2288 / 1°13'43"W

OS Eastings: 449962

OS Northings: 519353

OS Grid: NZ499193

Mapcode National: GBR MHVM.RN

Mapcode Global: WHD70.3G4R

Entry Name: Nazareth House

Listing Date: 2 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139829

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59774

Location: Middlesbrough, TS1

County: Middlesbrough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Middlesbrough All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NZ 41 NE (4919)
north side,
3/67 Nazareth House
Roman Catholic girl's school 1905/06 by E. Goldie (London). Chapel, 1894
by Weatherill and Whipham. Now used as home for elderly. Smooth red brick
in English bond, with painted stone dressings. Lakeland slate roofs; lead
tower roof. Roughly U-plan with chapel in north-east wing and tower linked
to north-west wing. Queen Anne style. 2-storey, 13-bay entrance front,
with chamfered plinth, has slightly-projecting 3-bay centre with dentilled,
open-pedimented attic storey and central, 2-storey, l-bay,
slightly-projecting mock porch. 3-panel double doors and overlight with
glazing bars in segmental-pedimented Roman Doric doorcase. Slightly
narrower first floor of porch, has enriched scrolled shoulders and shaped
window apron. Narrow ground-floor windows flank porch. Sash windows with
glazing bars, moulded sills and gauged-brick flat arches, keyed on first
floor. Band between floors, chamfered quoins and continuous moulded
cornice. Mid/late C20 sun-lounge extension partly obscures ground floor at
left. Attic storey has central niche with fluted head in keyed Roman Doric
surround, with figure of Virgin and Child. Ball-and-cross finial on
pediment. Iron rainwater heads dated 1906. Steeply-pitched, hipped,
flat-topped roof, sprocketed at eaves. Alternately triangular and
segmental-pedimented roof dormers with similar windows. Corniced ridge and
right end stacks. 2-bay left and right returns. 3-stage tower has similar
windows in lower stages; plain band and cornice below keyed oeil-de-boeuf in
3rd stage. Swept ribbed hipped roof has ogee-domed cupola, with 2-bay wood
arcades in each face, and turned wood finial. 2-storey- and-attic, one-bay
link joins tower to end of north-west wing with similar 10-bay (west) garden
front, one-bay right return and 5-bay left return. One-storey chapel has
2-light mullioned windows,with cusped heads, in chamfered openings under
hoodmoulds. Niche in north end has figure of saint under swept gabled hood.
North-east and north-west porches and vestries. Plain, largely altered
interior. Sun lounge extension, mid/late C20 extensions, adjoining rear
angle of north-west wing and south-west corner of tower and remains of mid
C19 house adjoining east end are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ4996219353

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

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