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Nurses' Teaching Centre, Wall and Gate Piers, Heighington

Description: Nurses' Teaching Centre, Wall and Gate Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 112131

OS Grid Reference: NZ2587923590
OS Grid Coordinates: 425879, 523590
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6068, -1.6009

Location: The Garth, Great Aycliffe, Durham DL5 6PX

Locality: Heighington
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL5 6PX

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Listing Text

(North side)
10/19 Nurses' Teaching Centre,
wall and gate-piers


House with garden wall attached to north-west and gates and gate-piers attached
to south-east. Pebble-dashed masonry; rubble sandstone wall and iron gates.
Villa dated 1835 on right rainwater head; mid C19 gates and piers. 2 storeys,
5 bays with low plinth. Central 6-panel door, with 3-pane side lights and
overlight with patterned radial glazing, in pedimented Tuscan porch. 12-pane
sashes with projecting sills; slightly-elongated windows to ground floor and
blocked window above porch. Tall parapet, with band and flat coping, conceals
low-pitched roof. Set-back addition to right has elliptical carriage arch,
parallel bands above and conceals lean-to additions to right return. Large
24-pane stair window to rear. Interior has several 6-panel doors in architraves
with angle paterae. High wall, to north-west, runs west for c.40 metres and
has flat coping. Square-plan gate-piers with low pyramidal caps; pair of gates
with alternating standards and dogbars and square principals with urn finials.

Listing NGR: NZ2587923590

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Source: English Heritage

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