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Carmel House Convent, Darlington

Description: Carmel House Convent

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110682

OS Grid Reference: NZ2715314769
OS Grid Coordinates: 427153, 514769
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5275, -1.5820

Location: Nunnery Lane, Darlington DL3 9QU

Locality: Darlington
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL3 9QU

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Listing Text

Carmel House Convent
NZ 2l SE 15/124 28.4.52.


Plain early C19 conventual building. Front of 2 storeys, 5 windows. Local pinkish
brick. Low pitched hipped slated roof with paired brackets at eaves. Slightly
projecting centre bay under gable. Niche with figure of Saint at 1st floor centre.
Recessed sash windows with glazing bars under flat gauged brick arches. Stone
plinth. Six-panel double door, with fanlight, in stone architrave looks later
in date.
Rear elevation shows original house, probably late C18. Two storeys, 3 wide bays,
the central bay having 2 windows, the outer ones being 3-window canted bays. Pinkish
brick with parapet over stone cornice. Flat gauged brick arches and stone cills
to sash windows with glazing bars in wood architraves. Central 8-panel door in
replaced architrave up 4 modern steps. Right return shows window set in round-arched
recess and a further 3-storey 3-window section. Inside an early C19 staircase
with domed rooflight to well.

Listing NGR: NZ2715314769

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Source: English Heritage

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