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Dukes Cottages and Wall in Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Backworth, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.044 / 55°2'38"N

Longitude: -1.5318 / 1°31'54"W

OS Eastings: 430015

OS Northings: 572263

OS Grid: NZ300722

Mapcode National: GBR KBR3.5P

Mapcode Global: WHC3D.FHS2

Plus Code: 9C7W2FV9+H7

Entry Name: Dukes Cottages and Wall in Front

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354996

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303267

Location: Valley, North Tyneside, NE27

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Valley

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Backworth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Earsdon and Backworth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Description

SEATON VALLEY (part) FRONT STREET (south side)
NZ 27 SE and NZ 37 SW
Backworth.
3/23 and 4/23
Nos 1 - 4 (Duke's Cottages)
and wall in front.
G.V. II
6 estate houses, now 4 dwellings. Circa 1840 for Duke of Northumberland. Restored
1980 by J.& D. Darbishire for Tyne and Wear Building Preservation Trust. Coursed
squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; some rubble in ground floor between each
pair of houses; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. One storey and attic;
yard entrance bay; 2 bays to each house. Boarded doors in stop-chamfered surrounds in
outer bays and paired between inner houses. Splayed surrounds and steeply-sloping
sills to stone-mullioned casement windows in remaining bays, and to gabled half-
dormers; sash window in gabled dormer over vehicle entrance. 3 ridge chimney stacks
with conjoined shafts; Area wall of rubble sandstone has roughly dressed round stone
coping.


Listing NGR: NZ3001572263

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