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Abbey View, Durham

Description: Abbey View

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110506

OS Grid Reference: NZ2708842190
OS Grid Coordinates: 427088, 542190
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7739, -1.5804

Location: South Street, Durham DH1 4QP

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 4QP

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SE (West side)

14/448 No. 42 (Abbey View)


House. 1929 by W.Y. Jones for T.H. Burbridge. Timber frame with rendered
infill; roof of French tiles with pebble-dash rendered chimney. Vernacular
revival style. 3 storeys and attic; 2 bays. Right bay timber-framed under
returned gable. Ground floor set back at acute angle to building line.
Jacobean-style door at right, with small round light in carved sun, in chamfered
surround with tongue stops. Full-width 3-light casement window with opening
transom lights under moulded bressumer of jettied first floor. Shaped wood
brackets support 2-storey oriel flanked by 2-light windows on first floor and
big diagonal braces above. Shaped wood brackets support attic storey with
blind quatrefoil below 2-light window. Plain left bay contains 3-light casement
on ground floor, 2-light on upper floors, with painted projecting sills and
dripmould lintels; lead glazing. Square-headed 2-light dormer. Massive base
to left end chimney. High-quality wrought-iron work includes strap hinges;
boot-scraper in angle formed with house at right; rainwater head.

Listing NGR: NZ2708842190

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Source: English Heritage

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