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Description: Dukes Cottages
Date Listed: 25 August 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 235839
OS Grid Reference: NU1851313431
OS Grid Coordinates: 418513, 613431
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4145, -1.7091
[Nos 1 to 6 (consec)]
NU 1813 SE 1/354
The Duke of Northumberland's in remembrance of those including his brother who
fell in World War II. Designed by Lutyens in 1941, apparently in the style of
old houses formerly in Narrowgate and built in 1948: 6 neat 2 storey cottages
in sub-classical idiom. Formal layout: 4 cottages with projecting central gabled
block over through passage and with 2 flanking cottages at right angles joined
by short single storey wings. Brick on raised stone terrace. Each half of main
block has 3 dormers. Two hipped and central one built up in brick. Glazing bar
sash windows with flat etches, of 2 different sizes. Stone doorways with Gibbsian
surrounds, pulvinated friezes and pediments. Two panel doors. Pantile roofs with
6 chimneys. Central cross gable has 2 window, kneelers, segmental archway on
ground floor and Percy Crescent in gable.
Flanking cottages cross gabled on 'T' plan, 2 windows on each but entrance sides,
and parapets. Bracketted cast iron lamps on corners nearest main front having
wrought iron top parts. Memorial stone set below terrace retaining wall.
Listing NGR: NU1847713433
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Source: English Heritage
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