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Greystones

A Grade II Listed Building in Seaham, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8475 / 54°50'51"N

Longitude: -1.3425 / 1°20'32"W

OS Eastings: 442318

OS Northings: 550500

OS Grid: NZ423505

Mapcode National: GBR MD2D.42

Mapcode Global: WHD5L.BFY5

Entry Name: Greystones

Listing Date: 17 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1408488

Location: Seaham, County Durham, SR7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Seaham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Seaham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

Former Vicarage. c1830, restored c1990. Built by Lady Londonderry for the Rev O J Creswell. Coursed stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs, various ashlar stacks. Quoins, raised and coped gables with kneelers, moulded plinth and first floor band. 2 storeys.
South front has recessed centre with a 5-light cross mullion window, with above a wooden 3-light cross mullion window topped with a stepped gable. Eitherside projecting wings, that to the left with a canted bay with 4-light cross mullion window, and that to right with a 5-light cross mullion window. Above a wooden 3-light cross mullion window on each side.
West front has a 2 storey porch with a 4-centred arched moulded doorway with carved spandrels, a hood mould and coat-of-arms. Above a single light window with hood mould. To the right a broad external stack flanked by single 6-pane windows, above to the left a 2-light mullion window.
Irregularly gabled rear front with a single traceried stair window and a small circular porch with a single plank door in a moulded surround.
This building is listed as a very early and influential example of the Gothic Revival style.

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

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