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1-8, Lovaine Terrace, Alnmouth

Description: 1-8, Lovaine Terrace

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236906

OS Grid Reference: NU2454010548
OS Grid Coordinates: 424540, 610548
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3883, -1.6142

Locality: Alnmouth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 2RQ

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Listing Text


20/16 Nos. 1-8


Terrace of 8 houses, c.1860 for the Duke of Northumberland. Concrete
blockwork construction, rendered and colourwashed; Welsh slate roofs.
Each house 2 storeys + attic, 2 bays; the terrace steps downhill from south
to north. Nos. 3, 5 and 7 have old 4-panel doors with plain overlights;
No. 8 has round-arched passage entrance. Several ground-floor windows
enlarged; Nos. 2 and 3 have late C19 oriels and No. 8 a full-height castellated
canted bay. Old windows mostly 4-pane sashes. Old openings all have raised
surrounds. 5 small gabled roof dormers; 4 ridge stacks. Each house is a
different pastel colour.

Included for historical interest as an early example of experimental concrete
block construction.

Listing NGR: NU2454010548

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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