THE CHESTNUTS THE WILDERNESS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1208175

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1978

Statutory Address: THE CHESTNUTS, CLIFF ROAD

Statutory Address: THE WILDERNESS, CLIFF ROAD

Map

Ordnance survey map of THE CHESTNUTS
THE WILDERNESS
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Location

Statutory Address: THE CHESTNUTS, CLIFF ROAD

Statutory Address: THE WILDERNESS, CLIFF ROAD

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

District: Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 41050 52952

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Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ4152NW CLIFF ROAD, Ryhope 920-1/23/257 (North side) 10/11/78 The Wilderness and The Chestnuts

GV II

House, now two houses. Late C18 incorporating earlier fragments. Pebbledash render with Welsh slate roof. L-plan. EXTERIOR: elevation to street is The Wilderness: 3 storeys, one window with lower left pent extension 2 storeys, one window. Right return to garden 2 windows in the Wilderness, 3 in The Chestnuts. The Wilderness has c1930 part-glazed door and semicircular overlight with plain radiating glazing bars in doorcase of pilasters and open pediment; mullioned 2-light window at left in pent extension, and another without glazing bars above to left of door; wide window on each floor, on ground floor a 2-light casement with low sill, on first a wide sash, on third a 2-light casement breaking eaves under shallow dormer with wedge sides. Steeply pitched roof has moulded kneeler at front of right gable coping. Right return has tripartite shallow bow windows on ground and first floors with curved sashes and some early glass, that on first with entablature, and casment on third floor rising into gable. To right of gable the Wilderness has partly glazed door at left and Yorkshire sliding sash at right on ground floor; wide sash above; and 2-light casement breaking eaves under shallow dormer. The Chestnuts has renewed door at right in plain reveals under gabled hood; sash windows, that to left of door a very shallow bow; small plain sash over door. All windows have painted stone sills, most have glazing bars. INTERIOR shows some window shutters, some early C19 chimney pieces; at rear of The Wilderness fragments of an older building show in irregular walls and a low, bowed truncated beam.

Listing NGR: NZ4105052952

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Legacy System number: 391431

Legacy System: LBS

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