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Statutory Address:

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Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ 39925 56255



NZ3956SE PARK PLACE WEST 920-1/22/167 (West side) Nos.1-24 (Consecutive)


Terrace of 24 houses. 1850-1854. Garden wall bond brick with painted ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof with brick chimneys. 2 storeys, some with basements. 3 windows each house, but some houses wider. Groups step down the hill. Nos 1-5 at right are highest and have panelled doors of Sunderland type, folding back to form reveals of inner doors and overlights in doorcases of large fluted Ionic pilasters with entablatures, but surround removed from No.5. Similar doors with Tuscan pilaster and entablature surrounds to other houses, Nos 12, 13 and 21 central with flanking canted bay windows, single canted bay ground-floor windows to other houses, with pilasters or architraves, rising from basement canted bays in some. First floor has bracketed cornices and projecting stone sills to sash in plain reveals. Most windows have horizontal glazing bars, some 4-pane sashes. Renewed glazing includes mullioned and transomed casements to Nos 2 and 3, and pivoting lights. Roman lettering to incised street name plaque at right. Roof, hipped at right, has transverse ridge and right end chimneys. Some dormers canted bays with slate-hung sides and hipped roofs, some gabled, some round-headed. C20 or altered dormer to No.2. Right return to Park Road has 2 windows, the left blind, and one canted bay on ground floor; wide canted dormer in roof. (Milburn GE and Miller ST: Sunderland River, Town and People: Sunderland: 1988-: 61; Corfe T: The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914: Newcastle: 1983-: 14).

Listing NGR: NZ3992556255


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Books and journals
Corfe, T, The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914, (1983), 14
Milburn, G E, Miller, S T, Sunderland: River, Town & People, (1988), 61


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: 17 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/13886/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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