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Forecourt Wall to No 19 and to Sheraton Park, Darlington

Description: Forecourt Wall to No 19 and to Sheraton Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 110535

OS Grid Reference: NZ2744512645
OS Grid Coordinates: 427445, 512645
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5084, -1.5776

Location: Blackwell, Darlington DL3 8QY

Locality: Darlington
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL3 8QY

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Listing Text

1. (West side)
No 19
Forecourt wall to No 19
and to Sheraton Park
NZ 21 SE 15/394

No 19 is a small Victorian folly in Tudor style, Two-storey square tower of roughly
coursed rubble stone with red brick dressings including angle pilasters and a battlemented
parapet over a brick dentil cornice broken outward at corners to support angle
turrets, also battlemented, with a diagonal brick corbel table. Three-light casement,
transomed below, in splayed stone frames. (One tiny light, on North face), Drip
moulds. From south-east corner a long, high wall runs southwards to Bridge Road
Random nibble with red brick pilasters supporting battlemented brick parapet
Stone-coped end piers, the Northern one with urn finial. In angle between wall
and tower is a quarter-octatonal porch of rusticated stone with battlemented parapet
and Tudor arched entrance under dripmould. Land behind has been divided and a
new house (Sheraton Park) built, for whose gateway an arch has been inserted.

Listing NGR: NZ2744512645

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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