HOUGHTON LE SPRING AREA OFFICES OF SUNDERLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1184817

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Jul-1985

Statutory Address: HOUGHTON LE SPRING AREA OFFICES OF SUNDERLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL, BROADWAY

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HOUGHTON LE SPRING AREA OFFICES OF SUNDERLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL, BROADWAY

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

District: Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 34082 49832

Details

NZ 34NW HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING BROADWAY (west side) Houghton-le-Spring.

7/20 Houghton-le-Spring Area Offices of Sunderland 26.4.50 District Council. (formerly listed as The Old Rectory) G.V. II* Rectory, now Council offices. Early C17, altered in C18 (date of 1794 on rainwater head behind) C19 and C20. 2-storey, 6-bay south front in Tudor style : some windows 3-light stone-mullioned with label moulds; fifth bay, a canted projection, contains 3 sashes with glazing bars; third bay has flattened Tudor arch to modern door in stop-chamfered surround between slender pilasters supporting raised panel. Massive stone chimney stack, having 5 set-backs, at rear. East elevation re-built c.1950. Crenellated parapet conceals roof. Interior : closed-string well staircase has 7 fat turned balusters to 5 treads; half balusters abut square, panelled newel posts with low pyramidal tops; high moulded handrail. Source: Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, series 3, volume V, 45-62.

Listing NGR: NZ3408249832

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 303176

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne' in Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, , Vol. 5, (), 45-62

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