ABBEY VIEW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1310062
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
ABBEY VIEW, 42, SOUTH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ABBEY VIEW, 42, SOUTH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
City of Durham
National Grid Reference:
NZ 27088 42190

Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE SOUTH STREET NZ 2742 SE (West side)

14/448 No. 42 (Abbey View)

GV II

House. 1929 by W.Y. Jones for T.H. Burbridge. Timber frame with rendered infill; roof of French tiles with pebble-dash rendered chimney. Vernacular revival style. 3 storeys and attic; 2 bays. Right bay timber-framed under returned gable. Ground floor set back at acute angle to building line. Jacobean-style door at right, with small round light in carved sun, in chamfered surround with tongue stops. Full-width 3-light casement window with opening transom lights under moulded bressumer of jettied first floor. Shaped wood brackets support 2-storey oriel flanked by 2-light windows on first floor and big diagonal braces above. Shaped wood brackets support attic storey with blind quatrefoil below 2-light window. Plain left bay contains 3-light casement on ground floor, 2-light on upper floors, with painted projecting sills and dripmould lintels; lead glazing. Square-headed 2-light dormer. Massive base to left end chimney. High-quality wrought-iron work includes strap hinges; boot-scraper in angle formed with house at right; rainwater head.

Listing NGR: NZ2708842190

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
110506
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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