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Nos 4 to 16 (Even) and the King's Head Hotel Above Shops, Darlington

Description: Nos 4 to 16 (Even) and the King's Head Hotel Above Shops

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 110670

OS Grid Reference: NZ2892914623
OS Grid Coordinates: 428929, 514623
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5261, -1.5545

Location: Northgate, Darlington DL1 1TZ

Locality: Darlington
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL1 1TZ

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Listing Text

1. (East Side)
Nos 4 to 16 (even)
and the King's Head Hotel
above shops
NZ 2814 NE 7/339


1893. Robust late Victorian facade of 3 storeys and attic, 7 bays, the northern
bay being a 4-storey tower and having a low, 3-storey half-bay beyond, holding
the former yard gateway. Red brick with terra-cotta dressings. Very steeply pitched
roof of graduated Lakeland slates with brick ridge stacks. Roof projects slightly
in a hip over each bay but the 3rd and 6th. Attic windows in elaborate shaped
gables with Dutch Renaissance type Orders and fan-moulded pediments. Enriched
top entablature rests on brick giant pilasters with terra-cotta capitals. Balustraded
balconies of 2nd floor windows rest on 1st floor oriels with curved sides, some
of them linked by balconies and all richly dressed. Ground floor modern shops.

Listing NGR: NZ2892914623

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Source: English Heritage

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