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Latitude: 54.6947 / 54°41'40"N
Longitude: -1.61 / 1°36'35"W
OS Eastings: 425237
OS Northings: 533361
OS Grid: NZ252333
Mapcode National: GBR KG64.7W
Mapcode Global: WHC53.78LB
Entry Name: 61 and 62, Clyde Terrace
Listing Date: 14 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1310887
English Heritage Legacy ID: 112244
Location: Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Spennymoor
Built-Up Area: Spennymoor
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Spennymoor
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 23 SE SPENNYMOOR CLYDE TERRACE
6/38 Nos. 61 and 62
Pair of houses, with steps, balustrades and piers in front. Probably 1904;
by E.D. Kenmir, one for himself. Stretcher bond Accrington brick with terra-
cotta dressings and terra-cotta and cast-iron balustrades., Terra-cotta
balustrades, piers and urn. Flat roof. 2 storeys, 4 bays. Central wide
stone steps have central and side balustrades ending in panelled piers. Lower
central pier supports wide, flower-decorated urn. 3 tapered piers on upper
level have fluted lower sections and leafy capitals supporting cornice hood.
Paired half-glazed double doors, with overlights, in terra-cotta cases of
spiral piers and wide capitals under entablatures with swag decoration and
segmental pediments. Similar shafts and pediments to windows above doors.
8-foil terra-cotta frame to recessed windows flanking doors: Full-height
half-octagonal cornerbay windows, with fluted pilasters, have panelled
fasciasbelow ground-floor cornice, continuous with first-floor string; top
terra-cotta frieze and cornice, with mouldings including paterae and egg-and-
dart, continues along eaves. Roof has terra-cotta balustrade, with wide
centre panel and end piers, except over corner windows; right window has
elaborate iron balustrade, missing from left corner. Elaborate cornices to
Tudor-style brick chimneys.
Much original Art Nouveau etched glass; some C20 glazing to No. 61 at left.
Right return of No. 62 has similar treatment to projecting square bay and
window above, with balustrades.
Historical note: E.C. Kenmir was a local builder who established a cabinet-
making factory. In 1910 Lloyd George took tea in No. 62 on the occasion of
his visit to the Welsh chapel at Spennymoor.
Sources: Mr. Kenmir of No. 62 Clyde Terrace.
Sedgefield District Council, Spennymoor Urban District Register of Plans
1876-1900, (ms.) entry under plan no. 474.
Listing NGR: NZ2523733361
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