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Spa Cottages, Croft-on-Tees

Description: Spa Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 July 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 322665

OS Grid Reference: NZ2878409180
OS Grid Coordinates: 428784, 509180
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4772, -1.5573

Location: Croft-on-Tees, North Yorkshire DL2 2NR

Locality: Croft-on-Tees
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 2NR

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Listing Text

NZ 2809-2909
(west side, off)
10/26 Spa Cottages (formerly
listed as Nos 1, 2 and 3
22.7.83 Spa cottages')

- II

Coach-house and house being converted to 1 house at time of resurvey. Early
and later C19, C20 alterations. Coursed red sandstone, C20 clay pantile
roof. 2 storeys, 4:2 bays, with continuous rear outshut. Original range to
left, formerly coach-house with accommodation above: 4 segmental-arched
openings, the arches in brick, with ashlar piers. On first floor: C20 sash
windows with glazing bars. To right, added house; 4-pane sash windows with
ashlar lintels and sills, the opening on ground floor left formerly a door.
C20 brick kneelers, ashlar coping. Brick stacks at left end, between fourth
and fifth bays and at right end, the last with dogtooth brickwork. Right
return: on each floor, and in both main range and outshut, a sash window,
formerly to give view along approach track; outshut stack with dogtooth
brickwork. Interior of house: in ground-floor room, decorative plasterwork
central ceiling boss and undercut cornice; cast-iron fireplace in black
marble surround hand-painted with flowers; simple turned baluster staircase;
first-floor cast-iron fireplace. On the land opposite this building, the
New Spa buildings were built c1827 to provide hot and cold baths, changing
rooms, a lounge and a long veranda. The coaches housed here were used to
fetch visitors from Croft Spa Station, the house being added for the Spa
keeper. T A Littleton, "Cure-All?", Richmond and District Civic Society
Annual Report (1982), pp 25-7.

Listing NGR: NZ2878409180

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Source: English Heritage

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