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Carrowcroft, Romaldkirk

Description: Carrowcroft

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 111328

OS Grid Reference: NY9927522041
OS Grid Coordinates: 399275, 522041
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5936, -2.0127

Locality: Romaldkirk
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9DZ

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Listing Text

NY 9922
(West side, off)
29/156 Carrowcroft
House. 1875. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof, stone chimney stacks. Square-

2 storeys and attic, 3 bays with flush quoins. Symmetrical front: central
solid porch has pair of partly-glazed 4-panel doors in round-arched surround
with projecting keystone and impost blocks; flanking banded pilasters and
pierced parapet above cornice. 12-pane sash and arcaded parapet above porch.
Flanking canted bay windows, of 2 storeys divided by cornice, have 8+12+8-pane
sashes and arcaded parapets. Gabled attics, above canted end bays, with scrolled
feet, crowning pediments and single 12-pane sashes. Eaves cornice. Steeply-
pitched hipped roof with 2 corniced ridge stacks.

2-bay left return has 12-pane sashes and 2 identical attic bays. 3-bay right
return has central 2-storey canted oriel window, with octagonal spirelet and
ball finial, flanked by 12-pane sashes.

Attached ancillary buildings to rear are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NY9927522044

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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