COUNTY COURT WITH ATTACHED STEPS AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207102
Date first listed:
17-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
COUNTY COURT WITH ATTACHED STEPS AND RAILINGS, JOHN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
COUNTY COURT WITH ATTACHED STEPS AND RAILINGS, JOHN STREET

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 39830 56868

Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ3956NE JOHN STREET 920-1/20/133 (West side) County Court with attached steps and railings

GV II

County Court with steps, dwarf walls and railings attached. Dated 1876. Ashlar, first floor bright red brick in English bond with ashlar dressings. Roof not visible. Free Baroque style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement. 7 windows. Rusticated ground floor has steps up to double 8-panelled doors and plain overlights in end bays. Doorcases have lugged architrave surrounds, with corner paterae, in fluted hollow reveals flanked by long scroll brackets supporting cornice and entablature with hood. Long keystones from architrave to hood have carved heads: at left, blindfolded Justice, at right, Queen Victoria and date 1876. Ground floor with channelled rustication has wide sill band to sashes with moulded architraves. Basement has plain reveals to fixed lights with glazing bars. First floor sashes have architraves under panelled frieze and cornice. Top entablature has COUNTY COURT incised in panel under brick fascia and prominent modillioned gutter cornice with blocking course. Square topped dwarf walls flanking steps to each door have spear-headed cast-iron railings which continue along chamfered area wall.

Listing NGR: NZ3983056868

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
391511
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: 16 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/12199/15
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