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Dukes Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Alnwick, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4145 / 55°24'52"N

Longitude: -1.7091 / 1°42'32"W

OS Eastings: 418513

OS Northings: 613432

OS Grid: NU185134

Mapcode National: GBR J5HT.SW

Mapcode Global: WHC1K.Q5BJ

Entry Name: Dukes Cottages

Listing Date: 25 August 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235839

Location: Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Alnwick

Built-Up Area: Alnwick

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Alnwick

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Duke's Cottages
[Nos 1 to 6 (consec)]
NU 1813 SE 1/354
The Duke of Northumberland's in remembrance of those including his brother who
fell in World War II. Designed by Lutyens in 1941, apparently in the style of
old houses formerly in Narrowgate and built in 1948: 6 neat 2 storey cottages
in sub-classical idiom. Formal layout: 4 cottages with projecting central gabled
block over through passage and with 2 flanking cottages at right angles joined
by short single storey wings. Brick on raised stone terrace. Each half of main
block has 3 dormers. Two hipped and central one built up in brick. Glazing bar
sash windows with flat etches, of 2 different sizes. Stone doorways with Gibbsian
surrounds, pulvinated friezes and pediments. Two panel doors. Pantile roofs with
6 chimneys. Central cross gable has 2 window, kneelers, segmental archway on
ground floor and Percy Crescent in gable.
Flanking cottages cross gabled on 'T' plan, 2 windows on each but entrance sides,
and parapets. Bracketted cast iron lamps on corners nearest main front having
wrought iron top parts. Memorial stone set below terrace retaining wall.

Listing NGR: NU1847713433

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 9 February 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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