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Latitude: 54.724 / 54°43'26"N
Longitude: -1.589 / 1°35'20"W
OS Eastings: 426568
OS Northings: 536632
OS Grid: NZ265366
Mapcode National: GBR KFBT.SC
Mapcode Global: WHC4X.KJJC
Entry Name: 1-20, FRONT STREET (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 7 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323185
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109942
Location: Croxdale and Hett, County Durham, DH6
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Croxdale and Hett
Built-Up Area: Croxdale
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Croxdale
Church of England Diocese: Durham
CROXDALE AND HETT FRONT STREET
NZ 23 NE
6/61 Nos. 1 to 20
and Nos. 21 to 38
Two terraces of colliery housing, c.1875 for the Wearside Iron and Coal Company.
Tooled squared sandstone fronts with coursed rubble returns and rears. Welsh
slate roofs with dark-red brick chimney stacks. North terrace (Nos. 1 to 20)
on level site; south terrace (Nos. 21 to 38) is stepped down slightly-sloping
site. 2 storeys. Flush tooled quoins at ends of each terrace. Each house
one bay with doorways alternately to right and left of ground-floor windows.
Mainly replaced 6-panel doors with overlights under flush lintels. No. 1
retains original 4-panel door with 3-pane overlight. Windows have flush
lintels and projecting sills: mainly late C20 12-pane casements but several
houses retain 12- and 16-pane sashes. Moderately-pitched hipped roofs:
continuous ridge on north terrace; ridge of south terrace is stepped down.
Stepped transverse ridge stacks with oversailing top courses. One-storey,
2-bay lean-to addition with horizontal-sliding sashes on right return of
No. 1. Rear additions are not of special interest.
A late, though relatively unaltered pair of terraces still early C19 in style.
Despite replaced doors and refenestration all the original openings remain.
Listing NGR: NZ2656836632
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