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Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ 39963 56898



NZ3956NE FOYLE STREET 920-1/20/80 (West side) 10/11/78 Nos.15-25 (Consecutive)


Terrace of 11 houses, now offices. c1840. Garden wall bond brick (5 and one) with painted ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roofs with brick chimneys. Each house 2 storeys and basement, 3 windows. Steps up to double 6-panelled doors which fold back to form reveals of doorcases of pilasters and entablature, some with Greek key and some with palmette and anthemion friezes, and with prominent cornices. Wedge stone lintels and projecting stone sills to sashes, most renewed and some with glazing bars. Hipped roof has transverse-ridge brick chimneys. Sans serif capitals incised on panel with FOYLE STREET, and well-proportioned incised Roman capitals ATHENAEUM STREET on right return, on painted ashlar street name plaques on No.25 at north. Restored railings on steps and on restored dwarf walls.

Listing NGR: NZ3996356898


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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 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/03181/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr D.H. Bottoms. Source Historic England Archive
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