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11 and 13, Front Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Whickham, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9445 / 54°56'40"N

Longitude: -1.6681 / 1°40'5"W

OS Eastings: 421356

OS Northings: 561138

OS Grid: NZ213611

Mapcode National: GBR JCS8.NB

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.BZWD

Entry Name: 11 and 13, Front Street

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303896

Location: Gateshead, NE16

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Dunston Hill and Whickham East

Built-Up Area: Whickham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Whickham

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


17/136 Nos. 11 and 13


2 houses, now as one. Late C17/early C18 and later rear wing. First build at
right is rendered; second, higher build ashlar sandstone and brick rear with
quoins; steeply-pitched pantiled roofs with flat stone gable copings on curved
kneelers; one right end brick chimney and 2 corniced end brick chimneys to
left part. L-plan. 2 storeys. Lower older part at right has 3 irregularly-
spaced sash windows with splayed stone lintels and projecting stone sills.
Newer part has 2 storeys, 3 windows; 6-panelled door in third bay under
3-paned oblong fanlight in architrave with frieze and cornice. Sash windows
with glazing bars, flat stone lintels and projecting stone sills. Left return
has C18 attic sash windows with broad glazing bars. Eaves string; corniced
parapet. Interior of front range first build showed that it might be the
older with early C18 doors and chimney-piece; wide enclosed stair has 2
handrails of early C18 type leading to transverse passage at rear left. Ground
floor first bay of first build contained kitchen chimney with original spiral
stair behind, now removed. Wide elliptical-headed blocked door between second
and third windows of first build is now enclosed in a cupboard.

Listing NGR: NZ2135661138

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