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The Bridge House, Piercebridge

Description: The Bridge House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110882

OS Grid Reference: NZ2106115610
OS Grid Coordinates: 421061, 515610
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5353, -1.6760

Location: B6275, Piercebridge, Darlington DL2 3SF

Locality: Piercebridge
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3SF

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Listing Text

(North side)
17/153 The Bridge House
6/6/52 (Formerly listed separately
as Bridge House
and Tees View)
House. Dated 1764, on lintel of former doorway, with C19 alterations. Painted
squared rubble. Pantiled roof and rebuilt brick chimney stacks.
2 storeys, 5 windows. Tooled-and-margined quoins. Replaced door in stone
surround with possibly re-used quatrefoil-plan piers supporting chamfered stone
hood. Right bay has short angle passage with round-arched openings on front
and return. Partly-blocked doorway with inserted sash, to left of centre, has
lintel inscribed: I.W. 1764. Early C19 28-pane shallow bow window, with wood
cornice and ribbed pilasters, to right of former doorway. 4 replaced sashes
with flush lintels and projecting sills on ground floor. Small carved stone
head in wall above left end sash. 5 replaced 4-pane sashes with projecting
sills above. Steeply-pitched roof has coped right gable, raised left verge and
shaped kneelers. Left end and 2 ridge stacks.

Listing NGR: NZ2106115610

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Source: English Heritage

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