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1 2, Durham Road, Brancepeth

Description: 1 2, Durham Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 109886

OS Grid Reference: NZ2227338042
OS Grid Coordinates: 422273, 538042
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7369, -1.6556

Location: A690, Brancepeth, Durham DH7 8DQ

Locality: Brancepeth
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH7 8DQ

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Listing Text

NZ 23 NW
(South side)
5/4 Inset Nos. 1 and 2

Pair of Estate Cottages. Mid C19 for Brancepeth Estate. Squared sandstone
in narrow courses with ashlar dressings. Fishscale Welsh slate roof. Dressed
stone chimney stacks. Tudor style. One storey plus-attic. Each cottage 2
bays with No. 1 at left. Flush quoins and chamfered plinth. End vertical-
panelled doors, with narrow overlights, in chamfered surrounds under hoodmoulds.
Stone-mullioned windows. No. 1 has square bay window of 3 lights under hipped
roof, on ground floor, and gabled dormer with 2-light window under hoodmould.
No. 2 has wide projecting gabled left bay with canted bay window under hipped
roof on ground floor and 2-light window under hoodmould above. Stone eaves
brackets. Steeply-pitched roof with coped gables and shaped kneelers.
Central transverse chimney with cornice and 3 diagonals tacks. 1986 addition
in similar style on rear of No. 1 is not of interest. Nos. 1 and 2 form a
symmetrical pair with Nos. 3 and 4 (q.v.).

Listing NGR: NZ2227338042

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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