AXWELL PARK AND STEPS AND BALUSTRADES TO SOUTH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1025206

Date first listed: 18-Nov-1985

Statutory Address: AXWELL PARK AND STEPS AND BALUSTRADES TO SOUTH, AXWELL PARK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: AXWELL PARK AND STEPS AND BALUSTRADES TO SOUTH, AXWELL PARK ROAD

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

District: Gateshead (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 19112 62042

Summary

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History

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Details

NZ 16 SE BLAYDON AXWELL PARK ROAD (south end)

4/6 Axwell Park and steps and balustrades to south.

G.V. II*

Large house 1758 by Paine for Sir Thomas Clavering. Built by John Bell of Durham. Altered 1817 to 1818 by John Dobson. Ashlar; roof of graduated Lakeland slate. 3 storeys; 3, 3, 3 bays x 1, 3, 1. South elevation: cornice to rusticated ground floor; central three bays project under open pediment containing later corbelled arms; blocking course and cornice to a later central porch with rounded corners containing double door under stilted fanlight in recessed arch with voussoirs; tall voussoirs to all ground floor windows. First floor has architrave and bracketed segmental pediment to central window, architrave and bracketed pediment to nos. 2 and 8 and floating cornices to others. Most windows sashes, the attic storey with glazing bars. Modillioned eaves cornice. Right return of first floor windows round-headed, recessed in arches over bracketed balcony from which railings have been removed; segmental bracketed pediment to architrave of central window. Later corbelled coat of arms in top pediment. Roof low-pitched, with 4 ridges having 2 corniced ashlar chimneys on each. Curved coping to balustrade flanking steps to door and curving out to wide corniced rectangular piers supporting coats of arms; pink granite slabs, round- ended, on piers adjacent to porch. Interior: original main staircase removed; principal room has bracketed corniced doorcase and chimney piece, moulded panels.

Listing NGR: NZ1911262042

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Legacy System number: 303771

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Sources

Other
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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