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27 and 28, Low Green, Gainford

Description: 27 and 28, Low Green

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111068

OS Grid Reference: NZ1701116707
OS Grid Coordinates: 417011, 516707
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5453, -1.7385

Location: Low Road, Gainford, Durham DL2 3DS

Locality: Gainford
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3DS

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Listing Text

(South side)

9/115 Nos. 27 and 28
14.9.66 (formerly listed as
The Vicarage)

Former vicarage now 2 dwellings. Early C18 with alterations and additions in
1864. Coursed sandstone rubble, dressed sandstone right return and rear; main
block has Welsh slate roof, wing attached to left has sandstone flag roof;
brick and stone stacks.

3-storey, 5-bay main block, the right bay, return and rear rebuilt in 1864.
Roughly-dressed quoins to left, tooled and margined quoins to right. Central
renewed 6-panel door in chamfered rusticated surround; flanking 4-pane sashes
have raised surrounds and projecting sills. Identical sashes to first floor
and small 4-pane sashes to second floor in similar surrounds. Low-pitched
roof has coped gables with shaped kneelers; two stepped and corniced stone
gable stacks and similar ridge stack. 2-storey, 3-bay wing attached to left
has C20 addition masking ground floor; first floor has 4-pane sashes in raised
surrounds. Low-pitched roof, hipped to left, has brick ridge stack. Right
return has similar fenestration and door lintel dated 1864. 2-storey, 3-bay rear
has central French window and flanking tripartite windows; central pair of
16-pane sashes flanked by single 16-pane sashes to first floor.

Listing NGR: NZ1701216709

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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