RENT OFFICE, FORMER CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207141
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1978
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
RENT OFFICE, FORMER CHAPEL, RYHOPE VILLAGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
RENT OFFICE, FORMER CHAPEL, RYHOPE VILLAGE

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 41073 52892

Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ4152NW THE VILLAGE, Ryhope 920-1/23/270 (North side) 10/11/78 Rent Office, former chapel (Formerly Listed as: THE VILLAGE, Ryhope (North side) Ryhope Infants' School)

GV II

Shown on OS as CoE School. Church of England chapel of ease to Church of St Michael (qv), Bishopwearmouth; later infants' school, then library, now rent office. 1826-7; change of use to school c1870; library by 1984. Limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; roof of graduated thick grey slates with ashlar bellcote and copings. EXTERIOR: one high storey, 2 windows and lower one-storey, one-window porch with lower rear extension. Porch at left has plain stone lintel and alternate block jambs to boarded double doors and overlight with glazing bars. Rusticated quoins to porch and to main block which has 2 wide renewed mullion and transom windows with glazing bars in fixed lights, and surrounds similar to that of door. Stone copings on all gables; W rusticated ashlar bellcote on plinth, with voussoirs to bell arch, has cornice and blocking course. Porch left return has dripmould over mullioned and transomed pointed-arched window; similar window in porch rear extension. INTERIOR, partly inspected, shows wide inner architrave to door from porch to inquiries counter, and some dado panelling in lobby to counter. Ceased use as chapel when new Church of St Paul opened (qv).

Listing NGR: NZ4107352892

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
391617
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: 26 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/01595/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David E Sandersfield. Source Historic England Archive
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