WEBSTERS PUBLIC HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1209626
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1978
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
WEBSTERS PUBLIC HOUSE, ROPERY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WEBSTERS PUBLIC HOUSE, ROPERY ROAD

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ 38467 57829

Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ3857 ROPERY ROAD 920-1/10/184 (North side (off)) 10/11/78 Websters Public House (Formerly Listed as: ROPERY ROAD West building of Websters' Rope Works (Plot 9 Deptford))

GV II

Secondary building of ropeworks; now public house. Early C19; restored c1985 by Sunderland Borough Council. Roughly squared rubble with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. 2 storeys, 6 windows. Keyed plain stone surround and renewed wrought-iron gates to round-headed archway in second bay. Flat stone lintels, alternate-block jambs and projecting stone sills to renewed windows with glazing bars. Roof has end gable copings. Right, west, corner rounded on ground floor below corbelling. Right return has diagonal brick buttress on stone plinth. Rear built into hillside. An additional building for the Webster's Ropery (qv) established c1793 for the world's first mechanical rope-making process. (Milburn GE and Miller ST: Sunderland River, Town and People: Sunderland: 1988-: 29; In Trust: 2 June 1976: Newcastle upon Tyne).

Listing NGR: NZ3846757829

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
391561
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Milburn, G E, Miller, S T, Sunderland: River, Town & People, (1988)
'In Trust' in 2 June, (1976)

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: 14 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/05481/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr D.H. Bottoms. Source Historic England Archive
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