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Esh Winning Miners' Memorial Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Brandon and Byshottles, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.772 / 54°46'19"N

Longitude: -1.6996 / 1°41'58"W

OS Eastings: 419420

OS Northings: 541934

OS Grid: NZ194419

Mapcode National: GBR JFK8.T5

Mapcode Global: WHC4N.VBT2

Entry Name: Esh Winning Miners' Memorial Hall

Listing Date: 30 January 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120700

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110051

Location: Brandon and Byshottles, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Brandon and Byshottles

Built-Up Area: Esh Winning

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Waterhouses

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

BRANDON AND BYSHOTTLES BRANDON ROAD, Esh Winning
NZ 14 SE (East side)

2/3 Esh Winning Miners'
30/1/76 Memorial Hall

II

Former Miners' Memorial Hall and village community centre. Erected in memory
of First World War victims. 1928 by J.A. Robson. Rock-faced stone basement.
Light-red engineering brick in stretcher bond and elaborate, yellow terracotta
dressings above. Plain, tiled roof. Late example of Edwardian Baroque. 2
storeys plus basement. Symmetrical 3+2+1+2+3-bay facade. Centre and end
sections break forward. Basement crowned by string course. First floor and
eaves have friezes with enriched cornices: Parapet has balustraded panels.
Ground-floor sashes, in architraves, have aprons, moulded sills and margined
glazing bars. First floor has round-headed sashes in eared architraves with
swept bases, shaped tops and triple keystones.
Central section has double door in porch with open segmental pediment, squat
columns and angular capitals. Porch flanked by rusticated pilasters on stone
pedestals. 2 sashes above under large, open segmental pediment on panelled
pilasters. Shaped false gable and central clock face above. Wood lantern and
cupola on roof ridge. Set-back, flanking 2-bay sections. End sections have
open-pedimented centre bay which breaks forward and is framed by rusticated
pilasters with panelled pilasters above. Centre bay has wide ground-floor
window; first-floor tripartite window, with pedimented centre light and radial
glazed head, in surround with triple keystone and semicircular archivolt on
pilasters with angular capitals. Flat-topped, hipped roof has steeply-pitched
sides and breaks forward over projecting sections of facade.
Building exhibits high quality materials and workmanship.


Listing NGR: NZ1942041934

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