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Latitude: 54.5275 / 54°31'38"N
Longitude: -1.582 / 1°34'55"W
OS Eastings: 427153
OS Northings: 514769
OS Grid: NZ271147
Mapcode National: GBR KJD2.9S
Mapcode Global: WHC5W.NGWH
Entry Name: Carmel House Convent
Listing Date: 28 April 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322935
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110682
Location: Darlington, DL3
Electoral Ward/Division: Hummersknott
Built-Up Area: Darlington
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Blackwell All Saints and Salutation
Church of England Diocese: Durham
Carmel House Convent
NZ 2l SE 15/124 28.4.52.
Plain early C19 conventual building. Front of 2 storeys, 5 windows. Local pinkish
brick. Low pitched hipped slated roof with paired brackets at eaves. Slightly
projecting centre bay under gable. Niche with figure of Saint at 1st floor centre.
Recessed sash windows with glazing bars under flat gauged brick arches. Stone
plinth. Six-panel double door, with fanlight, in stone architrave looks later
Rear elevation shows original house, probably late C18. Two storeys, 3 wide bays,
the central bay having 2 windows, the outer ones being 3-window canted bays. Pinkish
brick with parapet over stone cornice. Flat gauged brick arches and stone cills
to sash windows with glazing bars in wood architraves. Central 8-panel door in
replaced architrave up 4 modern steps. Right return shows window set in round-arched
recess and a further 3-storey 3-window section. Inside an early C19 staircase
with domed rooflight to well.
Listing NGR: NZ2715314769
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