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Nos 5-13, with Backyard Walls and Outbuildings, Ashington

Description: Nos 5-13, with Backyard Walls and Outbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235893

OS Grid Reference: NZ2634287775
OS Grid Coordinates: 426342, 587775
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1836, -1.5879

Location: 8 High Market, Wansbeck, Northumberland NE63 8ND

Locality: Ashington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE63 8ND

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Listing Text

NZ 28 NE

2/22 Nos. 5 - 13 odd,
with backyard walls
and outbuildings

Terrace of houses, c.1870 by the Ashington Coal Company. Brick in English
Garden Wall Bond 1 and 3, with painted stone sills and lintels; Welsh slate
roofs. 2 storeys, each house 3 bays. Central 4-panel doors except for renewed
glazed doors to No. 5 and No. 9, under latticed wooden porches with basket
arches on moulded corbels, cusped bargeboards and moulded finials. Sash windows,
paired in end bays of Nos. 5 - 11. Banded ridge stacks between houses. Wings
to rear. Backyard walls with boarded hatches and yard doors, and attached

The least altered of the original miners' rows of Ashington; the Coal Company
built 300 houses between c. 1855 and 1878. These- larger-than-average dwellings
were intended for the colliery manager and officials.

Listing NGR: NZ2634287775

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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