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Hollingside House and Wall, Durham

Description: Hollingside House and Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110266

OS Grid Reference: NZ2745740743
OS Grid Coordinates: 427457, 540743
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7609, -1.5748

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 3TL

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Listing Text

NZ 24 SE (East side)

4/214 Hollingside House
and wall


House. Early, mid and later C19; Flemish bond brick garden front, coursed
squared sandstone rear; rear wing sandstone with brick and ashlar dressings;
Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys and rendered chimney at rear of wing.
L-plan. Garden front 2 storeys, 3 bays, the outer bays canted. Central French
window and overlight; other windows sashes with glazing bars; flat stone lintels,
some with bracketed cornices, and projecting stone sills. Bracketed moulded
gutter. Low-pitched hipped roof has later central dormers. Garden wall attached
to right return; sandstone outer leaf, brick inner, with flat stone coping;
segmental-headed doorway to lane.

From 1862 to 1874 this was the home of Reverend John Bacchus Dykes, hymn writer;
precentor of Durham Cathedral and vicar of St. Oswald's church, Durham.
Included for historic interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2745740743

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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