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Blackwell Grange (The Europa Lodge Hotel), Darlington

Description: Blackwell Grange (The Europa Lodge Hotel)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110604

OS Grid Reference: NZ2805613232
OS Grid Coordinates: 428056, 513232
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5136, -1.5681

Location: A167, Darlington DL1 5NG

Locality: Darlington
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL1 5NG

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Listing Text

1. (West Side)
Blackwell Grange
(The Europa Lodge Hotel)
NZ 2813 11/74 28.4.52.


Entrance front shows an early C18 central section, with alterations, flanked by
mid C18 wings. Centre of 3 storeys, 5 windows, small proportions. Old red brick,
much restored, with parapet before a steeply-pitched, hipped, tiled roof. Rebuilt
arches to sash windows with glazing bars. Later projecting one-storey porch section
of red brick with stone dressings, including 4 urn finials to parapet. Two-storey,
5-window wings of much larger proportions. Pinkish brick with parapets over wood
moulded and modillioned cornices. Pilasters running through parapets support thin
urn finials. Hipped slated roofs of moderate pitch. Gauged flat red brick arches
to sash windows with glazing bars and stone cills. North wing has a 3-bay right
return; but south wing has a 10-bay return providing an imposing south front with
long casements along the ground floor. Modern west extensions.

Listing NGR: NZ2805613232

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Source: English Heritage

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