1-9 THE ESPLANADE (TERRACE) WITH STEPS AND HANDRAILS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207131
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1978
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
1-9 THE ESPLANADE (TERRACE) WITH STEPS AND HANDRAILS, STOCKTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
1-9 THE ESPLANADE (TERRACE) WITH STEPS AND HANDRAILS, STOCKTON ROAD

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ3970656231

Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ3956SE STOCKTON ROAD 920-1/22/211 (East side) 10/11/78 (Consecutive) Nos.1-9 (consecutive) The Esplanade (terrace) with steps and handrails (Formerly Listed as: STOCKTON ROAD (East side) The Esplanade (Nos. 1-9 consec.))

GV II

Terrace of 9 houses, now mostly offices, with steps and handrails. 1853-65. By Martin Greener. Garden wall bond brick (5 and one) with red mortar and painted ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with ashlar-coped brick chimneys. 2 storeys and basements; houses of 5:5:3:3:5:3:5:4:5, Nos 1 and 9 at ends projecting with giant angle pilasters, No.9 at left with set-back entrance bay. Rusticated basements; bull-nosed steps with moulded tread ends and wrought-iron handrails on cast-iron balusters with ornate bases and newels. 4-panel doors and margined overlights between pilasters with large scrolled brackets supporting heavily-corniced entablature with patera which breaks forward over pilasters. Margined sashes have lugged architraves and bracketed stone sills, those on ground floor with apron to basement, those on first floor with frieze and cornice. Deep top entablature has cornice on paired brackets, longer brackets on giant pilasters. Roof has ashlar-coped ridge brick chimneys with tall octagonal castellated yellow pots; some inserted roof lights. No.1 right return has full-height canted bay, and 2 round-headed attic lights. Area railings mentioned in previous description have been removed at time of survey. (Corfe T: The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914: Newcastle: 1983-: 14).

Listing NGR: NZ3970656231

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
391595
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Corfe, T, The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914, (1983), 14

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: 17 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/13886/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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