Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1139829

Date first listed: 02-Jul-1976



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District: Middlesbrough (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 49962 19353


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MIDDLESBROUGH PARK ROAD NORTH NZ 41 NE (4919) north side, 3/67 Nazareth House 2.7.76 II G.V. Roman Catholic girl's school 1905/06 by E. Goldie (London). Chapel, 1894 by Weatherill and Whipham. Now used as home for elderly. Smooth red brick in English bond, with painted stone dressings. Lakeland slate roofs; lead tower roof. Roughly U-plan with chapel in north-east wing and tower linked to north-west wing. Queen Anne style. 2-storey, 13-bay entrance front, with chamfered plinth, has slightly-projecting 3-bay centre with dentilled, open-pedimented attic storey and central, 2-storey, l-bay, slightly-projecting mock porch. 3-panel double doors and overlight with glazing bars in segmental-pedimented Roman Doric doorcase. Slightly narrower first floor of porch, has enriched scrolled shoulders and shaped window apron. Narrow ground-floor windows flank porch. Sash windows with glazing bars, moulded sills and gauged-brick flat arches, keyed on first floor. Band between floors, chamfered quoins and continuous moulded cornice. Mid/late C20 sun-lounge extension partly obscures ground floor at left. Attic storey has central niche with fluted head in keyed Roman Doric surround, with figure of Virgin and Child. Ball-and-cross finial on pediment. Iron rainwater heads dated 1906. Steeply-pitched, hipped, flat-topped roof, sprocketed at eaves. Alternately triangular and segmental-pedimented roof dormers with similar windows. Corniced ridge and right end stacks. 2-bay left and right returns. 3-stage tower has similar windows in lower stages; plain band and cornice below keyed oeil-de-boeuf in 3rd stage. Swept ribbed hipped roof has ogee-domed cupola, with 2-bay wood arcades in each face, and turned wood finial. 2-storey- and-attic, one-bay link joins tower to end of north-west wing with similar 10-bay (west) garden front, one-bay right return and 5-bay left return. One-storey chapel has 2-light mullioned windows,with cusped heads, in chamfered openings under hoodmoulds. Niche in north end has figure of saint under swept gabled hood. North-east and north-west porches and vestries. Plain, largely altered interior. Sun lounge extension, mid/late C20 extensions, adjoining rear angle of north-west wing and south-west corner of tower and remains of mid C19 house adjoining east end are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ4996219353


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Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 7 Cleveland Part 13 Durham Part 41 Tyne and Wear,

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