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Dinsdale Park Residential School

A Grade II Listed Building in Low Dinsdale, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5029 / 54°30'10"N

Longitude: -1.4736 / 1°28'24"W

OS Eastings: 434188

OS Northings: 512083

OS Grid: NZ341120

Mapcode National: GBR LJ4C.SL

Mapcode Global: WHD78.B2JT

Plus Code: 9C6WGG3G+5H

Entry Name: Dinsdale Park Residential School

Listing Date: 20 March 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185930

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350454

Location: Neasham, Darlington, DL2

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Neasham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Middleton St George

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 31 SW (East side, off)

8/51 Dinsdale Park
20/3/67 Residential School


Former spa hotel, recently a Residential School. 1829 by Ignatius Bonomi for
John Lambton, Lord Durham; mid C19 rear additions. Pink brick in Flemish bond;
stone dressings. Welsh slate roofs with brick chimney stacks. Additions at
right-angles to main block: 2-storey wing on right rear; double span on centre
rear; single-storey wing on left rear. Classical style.

3-storey main block; 1:2:1:2:1 bays. End bays framed by brick pilasters;
canted centre bay. Stone plinth, first-floor sill band, eaves cornice and
parapet. 4-panel door and overlight, in late C19 roughcast stone porch, in
bay to right of centre. Tripartite sashes in end bays. 15-pane sashes on
ground floor, 12-pane on first floor, 9-pane on second floor. Cornice and
parapet break forward over pilasters. Low-pitched hipped roof with transverse
ridge stacks. 3-bay left return and 4-bay right return with similar details.

2-storey, 8-bay wing on right rear has 16- and 20-pane sashes under segmental
heads, 2-storey canted bay windows in end bays and low-pitched hipped roof.
3-storey, 4-bay double range on centre rear has sashes and a low-pitched
2-span roof. One-storey, 4-bay wing on left rear has altered windows and a
flat roof; large ashlar porch, with Tuscan columns in antis, at junction
between wing and main block.

Interior altered in later C19 and C20. Some 6-panel doors in wood architraves,
and panelled window shutters; ceiling cornices with Greek-Revival motifs.

Extensive C20 rear additions are not of interest.

Listing NGR: NZ3418812083

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