St Mary's Building of the University of Sunderland

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208574
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1978
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
St Mary's Building of the University of Sunderland, Hind Street

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Location

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.

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 39189 56806

Details

SUNDERLAND

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
391494
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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