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Central Buildings, Staindrop

Description: Central Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111508

OS Grid Reference: NZ1279720597
OS Grid Coordinates: 412797, 520597
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5804, -1.8035

Location: A688, Staindrop, Durham DL2 3JN

Locality: Staindrop
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3JN

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Listing Text

NZ 1220
17/143 Central Buildings

4, now 3 houses and restaurant. Early and late C18 with early C19 alterations.
Sandstone rubble, part rendered, with ashlar dressings and some quoins; pantiled
roofs, part with stone-flagged eaves;concrete-tiled roof on Melrose cottage at
rear of block; stone gable copings, with brick and stone chimneys. Square-plan
encroachment on village green. North elevation to road has 2 storeys, 7 windows.
Irregular fenestration. 3-bay house at left has central 6-panel door in plain
painted surround; glazing bars in flanking corniced slightly-projecting windows;
3 late C19 sashes above, the central narrower; roof hipped at left.

One-bay second house at centre includes former shop; renewed doors at right and
in centre of wide, slightly canted shop window with glazing bars; oriel window
at left above has renewed sashes with glazing bars.

Restaurant at right has 3 bays, the third under gable to street; low, partly-
glazed door in first bay, with canted bay window at left; corniced square
projecting bay window at centre; and wide slightly canted bay window at right;
3 sashes above; all with glazing bars. Roofs of varying heights have some
moulded kneelers; chimneys, some renewed, on ridges and gables. Rear elevation
includes Melrose Cottage at centre, with one bay and 2 storeys; windows and
roof altered.

Listing NGR: NZ1279620599

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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