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Blackwell Grange Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Park West, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5136 / 54°30'49"N

Longitude: -1.5681 / 1°34'5"W

OS Eastings: 428056

OS Northings: 513232

OS Grid: NZ280132

Mapcode National: GBR KJH7.9R

Mapcode Global: WHC5W.WTF4

Plus Code: 9C6WGC7J+FP

Entry Name: Blackwell Grange Hotel

Listing Date: 28 April 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322941

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110604

Location: Park, Darlington, DL3

County: Darlington

Electoral Ward/Division: Park West

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/09/2015

NZ 2813 11/74

GRANGE ROAD (West Side),
Blackwell Grange Hotel

(Formerly listed as Blackwell Grange (The Europa Lodge Hotel))



Entrance front shows an early C18 central section completed 1710 for the industrialist George Allan, with alterations, flanked by mid C18 wings. Centre of 3 storeys, 5 windows, small proportions. Old red brick, much restored, with parapet before a steeply-pitched, hipped, tiled roof. Rebuilt arches to sash windows with glazing bars. Later projecting one-storey porch section of red brick with stone dressings, including 4 urn finials to parapet. Two-storey, 5-window wings of much larger proportions. Pinkish brick with parapets over wood moulded and modillioned cornices. Pilasters running through parapets support thin urn finials. Hipped slated roofs of moderate pitch. Gauged flat red brick arches to sash windows with glazing bars and stone cills. North wing has a 3-bay right return; but south wing has a 10-bay return providing an imposing south front with long casements along the ground floor. Modern west and north extensions. Set in a designed landscape of early C18 origins that was remodelled after 1805.

Listing NGR: NZ2805613232

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