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Latitude: 54.5248 / 54°31'29"N
Longitude: -1.554 / 1°33'14"W
OS Eastings: 428964
OS Northings: 514476
OS Grid: NZ289144
Mapcode National: GBR KJL3.CS
Mapcode Global: WHC5X.3J8L
Entry Name: Doric House
Listing Date: 6 September 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121265
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110727
Location: Darlington, DL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Park East
Built-Up Area: Darlington
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Darlington St Cuthbert
Church of England Diocese: Durham
1. (South Side)
Nos 37 and 37A
NZ 2814 SE 8/397
1860. Iron framed commercial building of 3 storeys and attic. Four windows, in
the shape of one wide 3-window section and a narrow bay. Four round headed dormers
in a high slated mansard roof with end and ridge stacks. Dark red brick facing.
Most of front covered by a 2-storey oriel projection on cast iron brackets whose
rows of 6 lights are framed in cast iron columns, with panels of cast iron ornament
between them and between floors. First floor windows are round headed, with a
guilloche patterned frieze above. At right a smaller oriel, triangular on 2nd
floor plan, canted below, over a canted cast iron openwork hood above the door.
Similar openwork, resting on slim columns, frames the shop windows. Cast iron
cresting to roof. Plaque at lst floor describes the building as a unique example
in Darlington of cast iron structure.
Listing NGR: NZ2896414476
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