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Stooperdale Offices

A Grade II Listed Building in Brinkburn & Faverdale, Darlington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5371 / 54°32'13"N

Longitude: -1.5675 / 1°34'3"W

OS Eastings: 428081

OS Northings: 515843

OS Grid: NZ280158

Mapcode National: GBR KHHZ.FC

Mapcode Global: WHC5W.W7R4

Entry Name: Stooperdale Offices

Listing Date: 14 November 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488170

Location: Darlington, DL3

County: Darlington

Electoral Ward/Division: Brinkburn & Faverdale

Built-Up Area: Darlington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Darlington St Matthew and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


907/0/10015 BRINKBURN ROAD
14-NOV-01 (North side)
Stooperdale Offices

GV II

Office building. 1911. Designed by William Bell for the North-Eastern railway Company. Ferro-concrete framing clad with Normanton brick and terracotta. Welsh slate roofs and various tall square chimney stacks. Baroque Revival style.
Main facade has 3 storey, 7 window central block with setback 2 1/2 storey 7 window wings and beyond projecting 3 storey, 4 window pavilions. All windows are glazing bar sashes.
Central block has banded rustication and central double doors within an elaborate classical surround, set beneath a large porte corchere supported on sets of 3 Roman Doric columns at each corner. Above central 3 windows surmounted by 4 columned portico with pediment rising through both upper floors. Central 3 windows have prominent terracotta surrounds and remaining sash windows have plain surrounds with elongated keystones. Central block topped with bold dentilated cornice and blustraded parapet, pediment bears date "1911". Flanking wings have slightly projecting central windows set in elaborate rusticated door surrounds, with 3 sashes to either side, above 7 sashes all with projecting keystones. Above a plain brick parapet with 2- and 3-light dormer windows behind. Pavilions have pairs of central windows with rusticated surrounds surmounted by segmental pediments, and beyond single sashes in plain surrounds. Upper central windows flanked by rusticated pilasters, all sashes have prominent keystones. Pavilions topped with bold cornices.

Listing NGR: NZ2808015850

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


907/0/10015 BRINKBURN ROAD
14-NOV-01 (North side)
Stooperdale Offices

GV II

Office building. 1911. Designed by William Bell for the North-Eastern railway Company. Ferro-concrete framing clad with Normanton brick and terracotta. Welsh slate roofs and various tall square chimney stacks. Baroque Revival style.
Main facade has 3 storey, 7 window central block with setback 2 1/2 storey 7 window wings and beyond projecting 3 storey, 4 window pavilions. All windows are glazing bar sashes.
Central block has banded rustication and central double doors within an elaborate classical surround, set beneath a large porte corchere supported on sets of 3 Roman Doric columns at each corner. Above central 3 windows surmounted by 4 columned portico with pediment rising through both upper floors. Central 3 windows have prominent terracotta surrounds and remaining sash windows have plain surrounds with elongated keystones. Central block topped with bold dentilated cornice and blustraded parapet, pediment bears date "1911". Flanking wings have slightly projecting central windows set in elaborate rusticated door surrounds, with 3 sashes to either side, above 7 sashes all with projecting keystones. Above a plain brick parapet with 2- and 3-light dormer windows behind. Pavilions have pairs of central windows with rusticated surrounds surmounted by segmental pediments, and beyond single sashes in plain surrounds. Upper central windows flanked by rusticated pilasters, all sashes have prominent keystones. Pavilions topped with bold cornices.

Listing NGR: NZ2808015850

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