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Hackworth Museum, Shildon

Description: Hackworth Museum

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 112201

OS Grid Reference: NZ2323525837
OS Grid Coordinates: 423235, 525837
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6271, -1.6416

Location: Hackworth Close, Shildon, Durham DL4 1PL

Locality: Shildon
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL4 1PL

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Listing Text


4/85 Nos. 1 and 2
(Hackworth Museum)


Pair of houses. Early C19, restored 1975. Dressed sandstone, renewed pantiled
roof and grey brick chimneys. 2 storeys with dressed quoins. Each house, of
3 bays, has a central, replaced 6-panel door and 4-pane overlight in a new
doorcase with fluted pilasters. Blank bays above doors and replaced 12-pane
sashes with flush lintels. Stone eaves cornice. Low-pitched roof has central
ridge and 2 end chimneys. Lower 6-bay rear has replaced fenestration and end
bays which break forward.

No. 1 was formerly the home of railway engineer Timothy Hackworth and both houses
are now a museum to the railway history of Shildon.

Listing NGR: NZ2323525837

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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