FORMER GAS BOARD OFFICES WITH WALLS AND PIERS ATTACHED

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207094
Date first listed:
17-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
FORMER GAS BOARD OFFICES WITH WALLS AND PIERS ATTACHED, HIND STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER GAS BOARD OFFICES WITH WALLS AND PIERS ATTACHED, HIND STREET

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 39166 56967

Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ3956NW HIND STREET 920-1/19/113 (West side) Former Gas Board Offices with walls and piers attached

GV II

Gas board offices, now Community in Industry offices, with walls and piers attached. c1900. Bright red brick with yellow faience dressings; roof of graduated Lakeland slates with dark ridge tiles and brick and faience chimneys. Walls and piers brick with ashlar coping. Curved plan; Renaissance style. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 2:3:2:3:2 windows. Arcaded ground floor has hollow reveals to alternate block surrounds of doors in bays 4 and 7 and windows with upper glazing bars in other bays except for 3 elliptical arched display windows with slender mullions and transoms. First-floor casements with glazing bars have rusticated pilasters to grouped pairs which have moulded sills and flat lintels below third-floor string and gabled third floor; groups of 3 lights between gables each have keyed segmental heads to architraves with Gibbs surrounds. Gables contain 3 tall round-headed windows with glazing bars under keyed round shell heads; windows and blind outer bays flanked by pilasters which rise to entablature, the outer pair with ball-and-spike finials, the next pedimented, the inner pair continuing into pedimented gable. Segmental pediment over central gable.Returns have shaped gables, the left with long bracket to panelled ridge chimney over pent extension with 3 segmental headed first-floor lights. High wall continues to left from pent extension and ends in tall square pier with pyramidal coping; similar pier to left forms wide entrance to yard.

Listing NGR: NZ3916656967

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
391493
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: 23 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/03868/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr D.H. Bottoms. Source Historic England Archive
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