4 thoughts on “43 Norton Road, Stockton

  1. Eugene Edward Clephan born 1844 in Stockton-on-Tees resided at 1 Cranborne Terrace and carried on business works at 43 Norton road. He built a large house (Allen croft) in Hartburn in the 1870’s. He was married to Emily Clephan in 1872 and had 7 children. He was one of the architects who designed the church of St. Peter. He moved to Gateshead after going bankrupt in the 1890’s and died there in 1905.

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  2. Amazing and unusual Islamic architectural references within this highly decorative facade. In particular, see the ‘arch’ to the main staircase entrance on the right.

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  3. That answers that mystery, I was working in a building over the road quite a few years ago and spotted the name Eugene E Clephan, steam works and its puzzled me for years[me being a big steam fan!!]. I thought it might have been a steam laundry but now I know, many thanks for that.

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