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Head Office/Showroom of Delcor Furniture Limited, Seaton Valley

Description: Head Office/Showroom of Delcor Furniture Limited

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236049

OS Grid Reference: NZ2985076160
OS Grid Coordinates: 429850, 576160
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0790, -1.5340

Location: 4 Double Row, Blyth, Northumberland NE25 0PW

Locality: Seaton Valley
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE25 0PW

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Listing Text

NZ 27 NE
(North side)
4/85 Head Office/
Showroom of Delcor
Furniture Ltd.
House, c.1830. Tooled stone front with tooled-and-margined quoins and dressings,
other walls rubble; Welsh slate roof. T-plan. South elevation 2 storeys, 5 bays,
symmetrical. Plinth, 1st floor band, eaves cornice. 2 steps up to central
renewed door under 8-pane overlight, in raised surround with Tuscan pilasters and
moulded cornice. 20-pane sash windows, those on ground floor with moulded panels
between sills and plinth. Hipped roof. Left return shows tripartite sash, and
20-pane sash above, in raised stone surrounds. Right return shows 16-pane sash
in similar surround on 1st floor. Rear wing has hip-ended roof and reduced ridge

Interior: moulded cornices, panelled shutters. Open-well stair in rear wing has
stick balusters, moulded ramped and wreathed handrail, curtail step and carved
tread ends. Similar stairhead balustrade.

Originally mine owner's house for the adjacent colliery (now removed), later the
NCB pay offices for the area.

Listing NGR: NZ2985076160

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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