FORMER SOUTH LODGE TO MOWBRAY PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207143
Date first listed:
17-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
FORMER SOUTH LODGE TO MOWBRAY PARK, TOWARD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER SOUTH LODGE TO MOWBRAY PARK, TOWARD ROAD

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 39972 56450

Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ3956SE TOWARD ROAD 920-1/22/224 (West side) Former south lodge to Mowbray Park

GV II

Lodge to Mowbray Park, now disused. Dated 1856. Building contractor W. Scott. Coursed squared limestone with ashlar dressings including projecting quoins; roof of Welsh slate with fishscale bands and stone gable copings, limestone and ashlar chimneys. Tudor style, irregular plan. EXTERIOR: one storey, 1 window on S elevation facing drive with gabled left wing breaking forward and projecting gabled porch at right. Stepped stone voussoirs, with date 1856 incised in keystone, and alternate block jambs to chamfered Tudor-arched door in porch with bargeboards. Alternate block jambs to window at left in stone surround. Right return facing Toward Road has stone mullioned and transomed 3-light window, the central light higher, and Borough arms on stone plaque in gable peak; set-back right wing on this elevation has 2-pitch roof over stone mullion 2-light window. Projecting quoins. Roof has bands of fishscale decoration, bargeboards on all gables, and ashlar-corniced ridge chimney. Mowbray Park is on Building Hill whence stone was quarried for many of Sunderland's buildings. The Corporation purchased it from the Mowbray family for »2,000 in 1854, the grounds were laid out by the Marquis of Londonderry's gardener, Lawson, and the park was opened in 1857. Windows and doors blocked and building derelict at time of survey. (Corfe T: The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914: Newcastle: 1983-: 29).

Listing NGR: NZ3997256450

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
391626
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Corfe, T, The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914, (1983), 29

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: 12 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/05481/24
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