SUNDERLAND EAST COMMUNITY CENTRE, FORMER SUNDERLAND ORPHANAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207104
Date first listed:
17-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
SUNDERLAND EAST COMMUNITY CENTRE, FORMER SUNDERLAND ORPHANAGE, MOOR TERRACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SUNDERLAND EAST COMMUNITY CENTRE, FORMER SUNDERLAND ORPHANAGE, MOOR TERRACE

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 40680 57051

Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ4057 MOOR TERRACE 920-1/12/141 (North East side) Sunderland East Community Centre, former Sunderland Orphanage

GV II

Formerly known as: Sunderland Orphanage MOOR TERRACE. Boys' orphanage, now community centre. 1858. By Childs and Lucas, construction supervised by Thomas Moore. Brick with ashlar plinth and dressings, Welsh slate roof. Irregular plan. Italianate style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 3-stage tower. 4:2:1:3 windows. All surrounds stone. Tower projects with 2 windows and has open porch with steps to paired keyed arches with impost string, roundel in soffit, first floor sill string to 4-pane sashes with segment heads to keyed lugged architraves. Impost string to third stage triple lights with keyed round heads, eaves band and bracketed cornice, low-pitched pyramidal roof, returns have single arch, one lugged window, and paired round-headed windows. 4 bays to left of tower have keyed round heads on impost string to ground floor sashes, plain below and with radiating glazing bars above, with projecting stone sills. First-floor sashes with vertical glazing bars have lugged architraves and segmental heads with long keystones. Modillioned eaves entablature. To right of tower one wide bay has renewed wide ground-floor window below bracketed cornice, perhaps former balcony, and lugged surround to first-floor stone-mullion 2-light window with renewed glazing. 3 right bays set back with windows similar to 4 left bays on ground floor, and on first floor single and paired windows with renewed glazing in stone surrounds. Hipped roofs with ashlar corniced ridge chimneys. (Milburn GE and Miller ST: Sunderland River, Town and People: Sunderland: 1988-: 162).

Listing NGR: NZ4068057051

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
391519
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Milburn, , Miller, , Sunderland River Town and People, (1988), 162

Legal

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

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Date: 10 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01201/03
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