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Dukes Cottages and Wall in Front, Backworth

Description: Dukes Cottages and Wall in Front

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303267

OS Grid Reference: NZ3001572263
OS Grid Coordinates: 430015, 572263
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0440, -1.5318

Location: Backworth Lane, North Tyneside NE27 0AP

Locality: Backworth
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE27 0AP

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Listing Text

SEATON VALLEY (part) FRONT STREET (south side)
NZ 27 SE and NZ 37 SW
3/23 and 4/23
Nos 1 - 4 (Duke's Cottages)
and wall in front.
6 estate houses, now 4 dwellings. Circa 1840 for Duke of Northumberland. Restored
1980 by J.& D. Darbishire for Tyne and Wear Building Preservation Trust. Coursed
squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; some rubble in ground floor between each
pair of houses; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. One storey and attic;
yard entrance bay; 2 bays to each house. Boarded doors in stop-chamfered surrounds in
outer bays and paired between inner houses. Splayed surrounds and steeply-sloping
sills to stone-mullioned casement windows in remaining bays, and to gabled half-
dormers; sash window in gabled dormer over vehicle entrance. 3 ridge chimney stacks
with conjoined shafts; Area wall of rubble sandstone has roughly dressed round stone

Listing NGR: NZ3001572263

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Source: English Heritage

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