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

Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ 40530 56142



NZ4056 RIDLEY TERRACE 920-1/14/177 (South East side) 10/11/78 Nos.3-19 (Consecutive) (Formerly Listed as: RIDLEY TERRACE (South side) Nos.1-19 (Consecutive))


Terrace of Sunderland cottages. c1880. Brick with stone plinth and brick dressings; roofs Welsh slate except where renewed, Nos 11 and 16 with concrete tiles and some felt-covered; brick chimneys. Each house one storey, one window. Internal steps up to doors, all renewed, grouped in pairs, with semicircular overlights; rubbed brick arches to surrounds have pointed heads in North Italian Gothic shape; similar arches over renewed windows with projecting stone sills. Moulded brick eaves cornice with brick gutter brackets except where removed from Nos 3, 4 and 19, which may have been extensively rebuilt. Low pitched roofs have square corniced chimney-stacks between each pair of houses. No.13 has canted dormer of late C19 Sunderland type with gabled roof. Alterations include pebble-dashed render to Nos 5, 7, 9, 14, 15 and 18; painted brickwork to Nos 6, 12 and 13. Retained as an example of an interesting type of local C19 workers' housing which is centred on the Sunderland area and has resulted in a strong one-storey tradition, as opposed to the 2-storey Tyneside flats in the Tyneside area.

Listing NGR: NZ4053056142


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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: 12 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/05481/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr D.H. Bottoms. Source Historic England Archive
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