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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
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
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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