St Mary's Building of the University of Sunderland


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St Mary's Building of the University of Sunderland, Hind Street


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Statutory Address:
St Mary's Building of the University of Sunderland, Hind Street

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

Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ 39189 56806



NZ3956NW HIND STREET 920-1/19/114 (West side) 10/11/78 St Mary's Building of the University of Sunderland GV II (Formerly Listed as St Mary's Building of Sunderland Polytechnic) (Formerly Listed as:HIND STREET (West side) St Mary's School)

Shown on O.S. as St Mary's School. Originally infirmary; Primitive Methodist College until c1880; later St Mary's Roman Catholic school; in use as a polytechnic building at the time of listing. 1822-3. By Ignatius Bonomi. Pediments added c1900. Brick in garden wall bond (5 and 1) with painted ashlar plinth, rusticated quoins and dressings; graduated Welsh slate roof. Right return and rear limestone rubble. C20 small rear brick additions. 2 storeys, 2:5:2 windows, the end pairs projecting under later pediments. Wedge stone lintels and projecting stone sills to tall windows, now with 3 pivoting 6-pane lights; keyed architraves to round windows in pediments. Moulded eaves cornice. Central painted stone panel, inscription lost, on first floor. Low-pitched H-plan roof has inserted ventilators. Left return has 3 windows; steps up to central door in plain doorcase. Right return has C20 door. (Corfe T: The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914.: Newcastle upon Tyne: 1983-: 27; Potts G).

Listing NGR: NZ3918956806


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Books and journals
Corfe, T, The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914, (1983), 27


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: 23 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/03868/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr D.H. Bottoms. Source Historic England Archive
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