CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AND ATTACHED STEPS, WALLS AND PIERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207076
Date first listed:
17-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AND ATTACHED STEPS, WALLS AND PIERS, DURHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AND ATTACHED STEPS, WALLS AND PIERS, DURHAM ROAD

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 38207 55493

Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ3855 DURHAM ROAD 920-1/15/65 (North side) Children's Hospital and attached steps, walls and piers

II

Children's hospital, now children's centre with community unit and residential unit, with steps and dwarf walls and piers attached. 1910-12. By W and TR Milburn. Bright red brick with ashlar dressings; roof of plain tiles with brick chimneys and painted lantern. Brick dwarf walls and piers with ashlar coping and finials. E plan with south pavilions on wings. Free Baroque style. Administration block 2 storeys, 7 windows; linking corridors one storey, 7 windows; wings one storey, 2:3:2x7 windows. Administration block has intermittent ashlar quoins. Ashlar Tuscan columns, on steps up to central panelled door and overlight with glazing bars, support canted ashlar oriel over porch with floor string. Oriel has sashes, the central in segment-headed keyed architrave on apron with guttae; oriel rises through eaves with lozenge panel below top cornice with parapet. Lantern above has colonnade and ogee dome. Other windows sashes with plain stone surrounds and keystones except ashlar bow windows, with eaves band and parapet, in outer ground floor bays. All have glazing bars. Hipped roof has swept eaves and ridge and end chimneys. Corridors from returns have panelled doors in central gabled bays; fixed lights. Wings have high plinths to paired painted Tuscan columns and side half-columns; narrow central door and high overlight with glazing bars recessed under deep eaves; similar narrow lights flanking porch. 2-window pavilions flanking entrances have moulded sills to tall narrow fixed and pivoting lights; ashlar above to eaves band and parapet. Low hipped roofs over wings cut across inner returns of pavilions which have pyramidal roofs with ball finials. Circular-plan south pavilions to wings have continuous glazing and flat roofs. Dwarf walls and piers to entrances have flat stone coping and ball finials.

Listing NGR: NZ3820755493

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
391441
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 06 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01196/34
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