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List entry Summary

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

Name: STOOPERDALE OFFICES

List entry Number: 1389488

Location

STOOPERDALE OFFICES, BRINKBURN ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
DarlingtonUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Nov-2001

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 488170

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Details



907/0/10015 BRINKBURN ROAD 14-NOV-01 (North side) Stooperdale Offices

GV II



Office building. 1911. Designed by William Bell for the North-Eastern railway Company. Ferro-concrete framing clad with Normanton brick and terracotta. Welsh slate roofs and various tall square chimney stacks. Baroque Revival style. Main facade has 3 storey, 7 window central block with setback 2 1/2 storey 7 window wings and beyond projecting 3 storey, 4 window pavilions. All windows are glazing bar sashes. Central block has banded rustication and central double doors within an elaborate classical surround, set beneath a large porte corchere supported on sets of 3 Roman Doric columns at each corner. Above central 3 windows surmounted by 4 columned portico with pediment rising through both upper floors. Central 3 windows have prominent terracotta surrounds and remaining sash windows have plain surrounds with elongated keystones. Central block topped with bold dentilated cornice and blustraded parapet, pediment bears date "1911". Flanking wings have slightly projecting central windows set in elaborate rusticated door surrounds, with 3 sashes to either side, above 7 sashes all with projecting keystones. Above a plain brick parapet with 2- and 3-light dormer windows behind. Pavilions have pairs of central windows with rusticated surrounds surmounted by segmental pediments, and beyond single sashes in plain surrounds. Upper central windows flanked by rusticated pilasters, all sashes have prominent keystones. Pavilions topped with bold cornices.



Listing NGR: NZ2808015850

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National Grid Reference: NZ 28081 15843

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