This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NZ 36SW BOLDON NEWCASTLE ROAD (south side) West Boldon
2/63 Scots House
House. Early C18. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Simple block plan with rear wing. 2 storeys, 5 windows. Plinth; 4 square stone steps lead to central door with pedimented Tuscan doorcase; bands at first floor and cills levels; stone cornice and blocking course; open pediment over 3 central bays. Hipped roof.
Interior shows open well staircase with 2 turned balusters to a tread, ramped hand-rail with spiral curtail, complete balustrade also on wall side and along landing. One ground floor room has painted and grained trompe l'oeil panelling and an original carved chimney piece. Adam-style ceilings to staircase and one principal room. Door and window woodwork complete.
Listing NGR: NZ3271960973
© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Cottrell, Bob
Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob
Ashlar, Slate, Stuart House, Georgian Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling