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Nos 4 to 16 (Even) and the King's Head Hotel Above Shops

A Grade II Listed Building in Park East, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5261 / 54°31'33"N

Longitude: -1.5545 / 1°33'16"W

OS Eastings: 428929

OS Northings: 514623

OS Grid: NZ289146

Mapcode National: GBR KJL3.79

Mapcode Global: WHC5X.3H0L

Entry Name: Nos 4 to 16 (Even) and the King's Head Hotel Above Shops

Listing Date: 6 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110670

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. (East Side)
Nos 4 to 16 (even)
and the King's Head Hotel
above shops
NZ 2814 NE 7/339


1893. Robust late Victorian facade of 3 storeys and attic, 7 bays, the northern
bay being a 4-storey tower and having a low, 3-storey half-bay beyond, holding
the former yard gateway. Red brick with terra-cotta dressings. Very steeply pitched
roof of graduated Lakeland slates with brick ridge stacks. Roof projects slightly
in a hip over each bay but the 3rd and 6th. Attic windows in elaborate shaped
gables with Dutch Renaissance type Orders and fan-moulded pediments. Enriched
top entablature rests on brick giant pilasters with terra-cotta capitals. Balustraded
balconies of 2nd floor windows rest on 1st floor oriels with curved sides, some
of them linked by balconies and all richly dressed. Ground floor modern shops.

Listing NGR: NZ2892914623

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

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