Description: 9-12, the Square
Date Listed: 25 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 237530
OS Grid Reference: NU0588726072
OS Grid Coordinates: 405887, 626072
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5284, -1.9083
NU 0426-0526 CHILLINGHAM THE SQUARE
16/64 Nos.9-12 (consecutive)
Estate houses. Dated 1836 in gables. By Edward Blore for the Earl of Tankerville.
Roughly dressed stone with ashlar surrounds. Welsh slate roof. U-shaped plan.
2 storeys. 6 bays in all. Projecting wings, and porches which project from end of
wings into courtyard, have gables with overlapping coping and kneelers. Gable ends
have 2-light mullioned windows with 8-pane sashes in each light. Other ground floor
windows are 16-pane sashes. These are all set in slightly recessed chamfered
surrounds. Upper windows facing the courtyard are flat-topped dormers breaking the
eaves with 12-pane casements. Big, coupled, stone, corniced stacks, 3 on ridge and
one projecting on each return. Small screen walls with chamfered square piers and
ridged coping project from porches to form gateway to courtyard. Square gate piers
with pyramidal caps.
Listing NGR: NU0587626073
Source: English Heritage
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