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Carmel House Convent

A Grade II Listed Building in Hummersknott, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5275 / 54°31'38"N

Longitude: -1.582 / 1°34'55"W

OS Eastings: 427153

OS Northings: 514769

OS Grid: NZ271147

Mapcode National: GBR KJD2.9S

Mapcode Global: WHC5W.NGWH

Plus Code: 9C6WGCG9+X6

Entry Name: Carmel House Convent

Listing Date: 28 April 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110682

Location: Hummersknott, Darlington, DL3

County: Darlington

Electoral Ward/Division: Hummersknott

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Darlington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Blackwell All Saints and Salutation

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Carmel House Convent
NZ 2l SE 15/124 28.4.52.


Plain early C19 conventual building. Front of 2 storeys, 5 windows. Local pinkish
brick. Low pitched hipped slated roof with paired brackets at eaves. Slightly
projecting centre bay under gable. Niche with figure of Saint at 1st floor centre.
Recessed sash windows with glazing bars under flat gauged brick arches. Stone
plinth. Six-panel double door, with fanlight, in stone architrave looks later
in date.
Rear elevation shows original house, probably late C18. Two storeys, 3 wide bays,
the central bay having 2 windows, the outer ones being 3-window canted bays. Pinkish
brick with parapet over stone cornice. Flat gauged brick arches and stone cills
to sash windows with glazing bars in wood architraves. Central 8-panel door in
replaced architrave up 4 modern steps. Right return shows window set in round-arched
recess and a further 3-storey 3-window section. Inside an early C19 staircase
with domed rooflight to well.

Listing NGR: NZ2715314769

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